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Schools closed to students for the rest of the academic year; Campus limited to essential personnel

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HFM Special Education

Schools to remain closed for the rest of the year, At-home learning to continue

School closures across New York State will remain in effect for the remainder of the academic school year, and distance learning for students will continue for the rest of the year as well, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday, May 1. In addition to distance learning, districts will continue to provide distribution and availability of meals, […]

Video: We Miss Our Students

April 17, 2020 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division made this video to say hi to all our students! We miss you everyday and can’t wait to see you again! 

Help offered for those with anxiety and other issues related to COVID-19

The Family Counseling Center has implemented a Warm Line for those with anxiety, isolation, and other issues related to COVID-19. The phone number is 518-725-4310, ext. 333. The Warm Line will be operating from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The line will be staffed by […]

At-home learning resources available

HFM BOCES programs have developed a variety of resources for parent-guided and self-guided learning for our students while classes are canceled. Click here to access the At-Home Resources These resources are available to parents and students in shared Google folders. Instructors may continue to upload additional resources moving forward. Check back regularly for more additions.  […]

Campus limited to essential personnel

To help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, access to the HFM BOCES main campus is limited to essential personnel at this time. Employees: Do NOT enter the building unless you have prior approval from your supervisor. Visitors: If you require assistance, you should refer to the Contact Us section of this website.  

“Best Buds” pilot program a success

July 30, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
“Best Buds” pilot program a success

A pilot program at the Mayfield Elementary School this year saw sixth graders give up some recess time but that didn’t mean there was less fun being had. Beginning in January, Mayfield sixth graders partnered with the HFM BOCES Special Education classes at the school to pilot the “Best Buds” program. Once a month, during […]

Students recognized at Special Education Graduation & Celebration

June 20, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories
Students recognized at Special Education Graduation & Celebration

The HFM BOCES Special Education Division held the 2019 End of the Year Graduation & Celebration Thursday, June 20 awarding three students their Skills Achievement Commencement Credentials. Students earning their credentials were Connor Nicollela from the Mayfield Central School District and Amber Rhodes and Karis Young, both from the Gloversville Enlarged School District. Also during […]

Students shine at annual Art & Music Festival

June 5, 2019 | Filed in Archive, HFM Special Education, HFM Top Stories

Students showed off their talents during the Special Education Division’s annual Art and Music Festival May 31. During the event, artwork was on display and students performed songs before a large crowd of parents, friends and staff in the Gloversville Middle School auditorium. This year’s festival had a record number of participants with students from […]

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