Southern Westchester BOCES "Central Administration" is located at 17 Berkley Drive, Rye Brook, NY 10573 in Westchester County. The Southern Westchester Board of Cooperative Educational Services (SW BOCES) was established in 1948 by the New York State Commissioner of Education and the Board of Regents to provide shared educational and management services to schools and school districts in our geographic region. From those beginnings, SW BOCES has grown to offer hundreds of cooperative, cost-efficient services to school districts in the region, encompassing 187 different schools, 104,000 students, and more than 650,000 adults who live and work here.
Special Act Districts
are created by separate and special acts of the New York State Legislature. These districts provide unique educational and therapeutic opportunities to students who have experienced difficulty or failure in previous school settings. Special act districts are located on the grounds of residential child-care facilities licensed by the Department of Social Services. Special Act Districts include:
Greenburgh Eleven UFSD in Greenburgh (914) 693-8500
Greenburgh-Graham UFSD in Greenburgh (914) 478-1106
Greenburgh-North Castle UFSD in Greenburgh (914) 693-3030
Hawthorne Cedar Knolls UFSD in Hawthorne (914) 749-2905
Mount Pleasant Blythedale UFSD in Valhalla (914) 347-1800
Mount Pleasant Cottage UFSD in Pleasantville (914) 769-0456
Component School Districts
include 32 school districts that participate in specific SW BOCES programs and services on a cost-sharing basis. They receive partial reimbursement for those costs through state aid. School districts that contract with SW BOCES for services know that we are committed to accomplishing specific outcomes and will assist in any way to help meet the educational challenges of the 21st Century. Visit southern Westchester BOCES
Component School Districts for a list of participating school districts.
Our seven Centers provide an array of more than 70 services to help school districts, teaching and administrative professionals, students, and the public with needs in the areas of special education, career and technical education, transportation, interscholastic athletics, adult and community services, technology, and professional development. In addition, our Human Resources department sponsors a Regional Career Fair and provides a Regional Certification Service. Services not offered by SWBOCES can be obtained through Cross-Contracts with other BOCES.
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Location: Rye Brook