Instructional Support Services
Contact: Jane Suddaby (315) 963-4248
Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services
Oswego County BOCES’ (OCB) Instructional Support Services (ISS) provides resources, information, connections and best practices to promote student achievement and support focused, county-wide initiatives. Experienced staff provides resources and expertise to work with school district personnel in providing guidance, support and programming. ISS offers a variety of efficient, high quality services and programs in response to the needs of school communities.
ArcGIS Advertisement Video
View a demonstration of the Oswego County BOCES Arc Geographical Information Service (GIS) at the following link: Click Here. School districts can utilize this service when contemplating school mergers, grade realignments, school closings, and other major district decisions that would be facilitated through the use of maps. For more information, contact Jane Suddaby, Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services at (315) 963-4248.
Virtual Advanced Placement (VAP) Program
The Mid-State Region Joint Management Team (JMT) is a collaboration of four BOCES: Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES, Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES, Tioga-Seneca-Tompkins BOCES, and Oswego County BOCES. These four BOCES serve a total of 48 school districts ranging from large suburban districts to small rural districts. The Mid-State Region JMT is applying as a consortium for funding under the Virtual Advanced Placement (AP) Program. Oswego County BOCES serves as the lead applicant for the consortium to contribute to NYSED’s program towards implementing a virtual learning strategy. Download more information about the unique opportunity to provide virtual learning (online and blended) Advanced Placement coursework to eligible students across eight New York State Counties.
Oswego County Academic Youth
is coordinated through the Instructional
Support Services Gifted and Talented program service
to local school districts. OCAY League was organized
in the spring of 1997 with the idea that academics merit
a standing comparable to athletics. Student’s academic
skills are challenged and showcased in a wide variety
of competitive events that emphasize scholastic excellence,
team building, leadership, and creativity.