Archive for October, 2016
Students from HFM BOCES’ Autism program visited Gloversville Fire Department this week. October is Fire Prevention Month.
Feds loosen their grip on education policy, opening the door to local innovation After President Obama signed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) into law in December 2015, Dr. Bill Daggett, Founder and Chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education, told a group of HFM BOCES leaders that the second most frequently used […]
UPDATE: The New York State Education Department has extended the timeline for public comment an additional 10 days, to Nov. 14, due to high public interest. Now through Nov. 14, the public is invited to offer feedback on New York’s newest draft of learning standards for public school students. Two committees made up of more […]
Students and their families toured HFM BOCES’ classrooms at the annual Career and Tech Open House Thursday, Oct. 6. Parents and friends had a chance to see what students do each day in one of 15 CTE programs. Along with displays and demonstrations of student projects in existing programs, a new two-year program in Veterinary […]
HFM BOCES Adopt-a-Highway clean-up day is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 18. Volunteers should meet between 3:15 & 3:30 p.m. at Jackie’s Diner on Rt. 29. Clean-up materials will be provided. Please dress appropriately (ex. older clothes, cold weather, etc.) The make-up rain date will be Wednesday Oct. 19, if necessary. Anyone with questions may contact […]