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BOCES teacher encourages all points of view

[PIC] BOCES Alternative High School Teacher Sheri Tompkins promotes dialogue in her goverment & global studies class.
In her government and global studies classes, BOCES Alternative High School teacher Sheri Tompkins finds students have opinions as wide as the Hudson River.  She encourages students to share all points of view with the caveat that everyone must remain respectful.

BOCES staff freezes for a reason!

[PIC] The 2021 Dutchess BOCES Polar Plunge Team

A small group of Dutchess BOCES staff took a dip in the freezing cold waters at Sharpe Reservation in Fishkill on Saturday morning during the annual Polar Plunge, raising money for the Special Olympics.

STEAM Program at Salt Point Center

[PIC] SPC Students work on their STEAM Final Project
Dutchess BOCES’ Salt Point Center implemented a program known as STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) last year to encourage students to be inquisitive and inventive when finding the right answers to assignments and tasks.

Love was in the air at BOCES

[PIC] Salt Point Center Teaching Assistant Kelsey Butkiewicz helps her students with coloring hearts
Valentine’s Day was Sunday, but it didn’t stop students and staff across the BOCES Salt Point Campus from completing cute projects early and offering tips on how to make the day extra special for that special person.

Crisis Team Helps Students Professionally and Emotionally

[PIC] Teaching Assistants for Crisis Intervention at the BOCES’ Alternative High School
When times get tough for students at BOCES’ Alternative High School, the Teaching Assistants for Crisis Intervention are there to help. Marc Anderson, Mark Dolan, Maurice Hollis and Peter Iuele, help students make it through their classes, but also assist students in their personal lives.