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Human Resources
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Welcome to Dutchess BOCES Office of Human Resources. The team is here to help.

The Office of Human Resources’ goal is to recruit, develop, motivate, and retain a diverse workforce.

Our aim is to hire the most highly qualified faculty and staff in support of our mission of providing educational leadership through service, solutions and savings.

This is accomplished by providing leadership and the equitable administration of policies and procedures.

 

  • Human Resources Services
  • Accommodations (504)

    Dutchess BOCES offers employment and educational opportunities without regard to sex, race, color, national origin or disability. Inquiries regarding this nondiscrimination policy may be directed to the following individuals. These officials will provide information, including complaint procedures to any citizen, student or employee who feels that his or her rights under Title IX or Section 504 may have been violated by the BOCES or its officials.

  • Aesop [Substitute Calling Service]

    The Dutchess BOCES Substitute Calling Service provides participating districts with automated substitute calling. Districts are responsible for providing staff and approved substitute information. The service generates reports for component districts in relation to attendance, jobs filled, and substitute and employee information and statistics. Aesop

  • AFLAC

    Special insurance is available to our employees through AFLAC. These policies roll over each November and need not be renewed on a yearly basis. AFLAC Insurance Options

  • Annual Employee Recognition

    The Dutchess BOCES has established the Employee Recognition Awards Program to recognize exemplary performance of staff members that represents a level of service significantly over and above their specific job responsibilities. Employee Recognition Guidelines

  • Applications for Employment
  • Approved APPR [Annual Professional Performance Review]
  • BEDS - Basic Educational Data Sheets

    The BEDS is a web-based system which collects district/school student enrollment and staff counts. BEDS

  • Benefits

    Dutchess BOCES offers a variety of choices in health and dental benefits to its employees as well as access to 403B and 457 plans, and AFLAC plans including flexible spending, and disability insurance. Employee Health Benefits Information

  • Calendars

    Here are the frequently asked for Calendars

  • Central Human Resource Office Support- Management and Staff*

    Dutchess BOCES will provide support to districts with two resources: a human resources manager to oversee the human resource function and to supervise local support personnel, and shared support personnel.

    A HR manager may oversee hiring of new staff and processing of staff records; provide information for the administration and negotiation of the collective bargaining agreements,coordinate the evaluation process; serve as Title IX, DASA, Sexual harassment, 504 officer, and manage benefits, for example. Services provided by support personnel may include; data tracking and management, monitoring and reporting human resource information, employment evaluation system management, employee appointment, tenure and layoff tracking, compliance issues and file management. Support staff for a human resource office can be deployed to maintain increasing levels of accountability, function and compliance. *SED Approval Pending.

  • Coaching Licenses

    The Human Resources Office provides a local contact with SED's Office of Teaching Initiatives to facilitate timely processing of teaching certificates, and coaching licenses. Teaching certificate and coaching license applications are reviewed by the Regional Certification Office, and sent to Albany for formal approval and issuance of the credential. Copies of all documents are stored at Dutchess BOCES. Certification & License Services

  • Dignity for All Students Act (DASA)

    The Dignity for All Students Act defines harassment as the creation of a hostile environment by conduct or by verbal threats, intimidation or abuse that has or would have the effect of unreasonably or substantially interfering with a students’ educational performance, opportunities or benefits, or mental, emotional or physical well-being or conduct, verbal threats, intimidation or abuse that reasonably causes or would reasonably be expected to cause a student to fear for his or her physical safety.

    DASA Coordinators        DASA Information        DASA Complaint Form

  • Employee Assistance Program

    Participating district's employees and their families receive assistance to resolve personal problems that impair job performance. These problems range from alcoholism to substance abuse to family/marital and financial/legal difficulties. The BOCES employs a social worker/counselor who provides specific assistance to employees and members of their immediate families. Employees are eligible to receive several sessions at no cost. Additional service may be rendered by referral to other agencies. This service is eligible for BOCES aid. ESI - Employee Assistance Group

  • Employee Recognition

    The Dutchess BOCES has established the Employee Recognition Awards Program to recognize exemplary performance of staff members that represents a level of service significantly over and above their specific job responsibilities. Employee Recognition Guidelines and Form

  • Employee Sick Banks

    The Sick Bank provides members who are experiencing serious illnesses an opportunity to request additional paid leave from the bank after exhausting all personal accrued leave. Employee Sick Bank Information

  • Employment Opportunities

    The Mid-Hudson Cooperative Recruitment Program advertises teaching jobs and educational support vacancies for participating school districts in the Hudson, Mid-Hudson and Lower Hudson Valley regions of New York State, including Dutchess and Ulster counties. Employment Opportunities

  • Family Medical Leave Act

    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles eligible employees of covered employers to take unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. This fact sheet provides general information about which employers are covered by the FMLA, when employees are eligible and entitled to take FMLA leave, and what rules apply when employees take FMLA leave. Family Medical Leave Act

  • Handbooks
  • In-Service Credit

    In-Service Credits are only available to teachers and may be requested for professionally related events attended outside of school hours and at no cost to the BOCES. Mandated courses and regularly scheduled conferences do not qualify. Ten base hours must be earned each year before additional hours can become eligible for payment at the rate of three times the current credit rate per 15 hours earned with those remaining carrying over to the following year. One time payments are made at the end of June with the submission cutoff date being June 1st.

  • Medicaid Reimbursement

    BOCES assists component districts to maximize their Medicaid reimbursements and compliance with reimbursement guidelines. This service maintains comprehensive records to support Medicaid reimbursement claims in the event of an audit, submits required claims for reimbursement and follows up inquiries received from the Regional Information Center, state and federal offices. The service provides in-service training to district contact personnel on an ongoing basis and works with district personnel in the development of effective internal data collection and record keeping procedures.   Sherre Wesley   Assistant Superintendent for Business Services

  • Mid-Hudson Cooperative Recruitment Program

    The Mid-Hudson Cooperative Recruitment Program advertises teaching jobs and educational support vacancies for participating school districts in the Hudson, Mid-Hudson and Lower Hudson Valley regions of New York State, including Dutchess and Ulster counties. Mid-Hudson Cooperative Recruitment Program

  • New York State Department of Education

    The New York State Education Department (NYSED) is the department of the New York state government responsible for the supervision for all public schools in New York and all standardized testing, as well as the production and administration of state tests and Regents Examinations. In addition, the State Education Department oversees higher education, cultural institutions such as museums and libraries, and the licensing of numerous professions. It is headed by the regents of the University of the State of New York (USNY) and administered by the Commissioner of Education. NYSED.gov

  • Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security

    Dutchess BOCES hereby sets forth the following Parents’ Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security. This information will be updated as additional regulatory guidance becomes available from the State Education Department. Parents' Bill of Rights for Data Privacy and Security Document

  • Sexual Harassment

    The BOCES shall not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, military/veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or pre- disposing genetic characteristic in the educational programs or activities which it operates, or against any employee or applicant seeking a position of employment. The BOCES will be in full compliance with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to civil rights for students and employees (e.g., Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990).

    Civil Rights Complaint Form              Policy 1440 [Nondiscrimination]              Policy 5121 [Sexual Harassment of BOCES Personnel]

    Policy 5122 [Grievance Procedure for Title IX]

  • Sick Bank Information

    The Sick Bank provides members who are experiencing serious illnesses an opportunity to request additional paid leave from the bank after exhausting all personal accrued leave. Sick Bank Information

  • Substitute Calling Service [Aesop]

    The Dutchess BOCES Substitute Calling Service provides participating districts with automated substitute calling. Districts are responsible for providing staff and approved substitute information. The service generates reports for component districts in relation to attendance, jobs filled, and substitute and employee information and statistics. Substitute Calling

  • Teacher Certification

    The Human Resources Office provides a local contact with SED's Office of Teaching Initiatives to facilitate timely processing of teaching certificates, and coaching licenses. Teaching certificate and coaching license applications are reviewed by the Regional Certification Office, and sent to Albany for formal approval and issuance of the credential. Copies of all documents are stored at Dutchess BOCES. Certification & License Services

  • Teacher Graduate Credit

    1. All credits shall be paid in 3 credit groups. No change shall be made in compensation for those credits heretofore paid in groups of 10. Credits are paid in groups of 10 after BA+60 or after MA+30. Proof of credits awarded must be filed by October 1 to become effective during the fall semester, and by March 1 to become effective during the spring semester.

    2. Credits shall be compensated at the following rate per credit hour : 2014 – 2015 = $74.00

    3. Credit payments shall not be made for undergraduate credits.

  • Title IX Coordinator

    The BOCES shall not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, creed, religion, national origin, political affiliation, marital status, military/veteran status, disability, sexual orientation or pre- disposing genetic characteristic in the educational programs or activities which it operates, or against any employee or applicant seeking a position of employment. The BOCES will be in full compliance with all applicable rules and regulations pertaining to civil rights for students and employees (e.g., Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990).

    Civil Rights Complaint Form              Policy 1440 [Nondiscrimination]              Policy 5121 [Sexual Harassment of BOCES Personnel]

    Policy 5122 [Grievance Procedure for Title IX]

  • WinCap Web

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    You can access your WinCap Web account from any computer connected to the internet - at home or at work. WinCap Web