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February 20, 2017
Board of Education: Duties & Responsibilities

BOCES Board members represent and are accountable to component school boards. The duties and responsibilities of the board members include:

  • Providing shared educational services to our component schools.
  • Conducting needs assessments and long-range planning for BOCES and our component school districts.
  • Employing teachers and support staff to carry out BOCES programs.
  • Preparing an annual BOCES budget and overseeing expenditures throughout the year.
  • Setting policies for the organization and plans for future growth and change.
  • Appointing BOCES district superintendents (subject to the approval of the Commissioner of Education).

The BOCES District Superintendent works closely with the members of the board to implement state laws and board policies and directions.

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