Board of Education

Board of Education Meetings
First Thursday of each month at 5:00 p.m. in the Board Room at the Madison-Oneida BOCES Main Campus Administration Building located on Spring Road in Verona. All meetings are open to the public.

Please Attend
Board decisions affect the education and general well-being of the community. Constituents are best represented when members of the community take the time to observe the Board in action, express opinions and ask questions.

Responsibilities of the Board

  • Defining the philosophy of the BOCES
  • Setting goals and objectives to achieve desired education progress
  • Employing professional educators to meet those goals
  • Establishing policies for the operation of the BOCES
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of BOCES programs and services
  • Developing a budget consistent with educational needs and community resources
  • Communicating the needs and progress of the BOCES to the community, component school districts, educational governing boards, and legislators


Board of Education Core Values & Priorities

Regional Leadership
BOCES communication strategies will be designed to reach and encourage the involvement of affected students, parents/guardians and regional partners.

Career Ready
BOCES programs and services will foster a unique confluence of the region’s economic and collegiate strengths to allow students the opportunity to prepare for and successfully transition to their
career pursuits.

Stewardship
BOCES programs and services will be designed to develop, maximize, and protect human capital through effective use of resources.

Human Flourishing
BOCES programs and services will incorporate social emotional wellness strategies that are informed by current research, reflect best practices and align with NYS Social Emotional Learning Benchmarks.

Equity & Access
BOCES programs, services and opportunities will be provided equitably and in a manner that recognizes diversity and the unique backgrounds and life experiences of its students, staff and
community members.