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School librarians and teachers “make” their way into the future of libraries

November 26, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
School librarians and teachers “make” their way into the future of libraries

The HFM BOCES School Library System (SLS) held its annual fall workshop on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at the HFM BOCES main campus. School librarians in the HFM area requested the workshop, which focused on makerspaces, in reaction to the recent trend to expand the scope of school libraries as spaces to create. The workshop included […]

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HFM PTECH adds Chinese to course offerings

November 19, 2018 | Filed in HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories

This year the Hamilton Fulton Montgomery PTECH is again breaking new ground for education in the region, offering a Chinese course to its students. In years prior, HFM PTECH students had a Spanish course offered at FMCC as their only option for filling their high school language requirement. The Chinese class, held at PTECH’s Jansen […]

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HFM BOCES to launch search for new District Superintendent

November 1, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories

The New York State Education Department has approved a search to begin for the next District Superintendent of HFM BOCES. To assist with the search, the state has selected James Dexter, the District Superintendent of the Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex (WSWHE) BOCES, to work with the HFM Board of Education as a consultant during the search process. The […]

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HFM adult graduate honored with state award

HFM adult graduate honored with state award

Youssouph Seydi, who recently earned his High School Equivalency diploma through the HFM BOCES Adult Education program, has been honored as a 2018 Outstanding Adult Learner by the New York Association of Continuing/Community Education. Born in Senegal, Seydi immigrated to the United States in 1994 and for the next 22 years lived and worked in […]

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Tara Caraco named administrative coordinator of instructional services

September 28, 2018 | Filed in Archive, HFM District Services, HFM Top Stories
Tara Caraco named administrative coordinator of instructional services

After more than 30 years as a classroom teacher, Tara Caraco is starting a new chapter in her career and will use her experience and expertise to support teachers and school administrators throughout the region. Caraco, who worked for 31 years as a teacher at the Mayfield Elementary School, has been appointed the new administrative […]

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Welcome to the new staff at HFM BOCES

Welcome to the new staff at HFM BOCES

HFM BOCES welcomed more than 50 new employees, including employees with new titles, for the start of the 2018-19 school year. Welcome aboard, everyone! Administration Foothills PTECH   Itinerant Services Substitute Services Adirondack Academy Adult Services AG P-TECH Central Food Service Management Career and Technical Education Instructional Resource Center P-TECH Special Education Regional Transportation

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HFM BOCES marks opening of 2018-19 school year under interim leadership

HFM BOCES marks opening of 2018-19 school year under interim leadership

HFM BOCES welcomed faculty and staff for the start of the 2018-19 school year during its annual Opening Day Celebration Tuesday, Sept. 4. Board of Education President Joanne Freeman opened the event by welcoming Capital Region BOCES District Superintendent Anita Murphy, who was appointed HFM’s interim district superintendent earlier this summer following the retirement of […]

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Interim District Superintendent named for HFM BOCES

August 17, 2018 | Filed in HFM Top Stories
Interim District Superintendent named for HFM BOCES

The New York State Education Department has appointed Capital Region BOCES District Superintendent Anita Murphy to serve as the Interim District Superintendent of HFM BOCES following the retirement of Dr. Patrick Michel. Dr. Michel announced last month he would be retiring as district superintendent this summer. His last day at BOCES was Aug. 10. Ms. […]

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Business and Education Partnership gives annual awards

July 20, 2018 | Filed in HFM AgPTECH, HFM PTECH, HFM Top Stories
Business and Education Partnership gives annual awards

The Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Business Education Partnership on Thursday gave its annual business partner and business professional of the year awards to Hu-Hill Farm and Sean Piasecki. Sean Piasecki, president of Eastern Medical Support, was recognized as the Business Professional of the Year, while Hu-Hill Farm, operated by Ryan, Rob and Shirley Hudyncia, […]

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Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

Employees recognized at annual Closing Day

HFM BOCES held its annual Closing Day activities Friday, June 22 to recognize several employees for their years of services and retirement and to share highlights from the past year. District Superintendent Dr. Patrick Michel thanked all the employees for their outstanding work.  “Our customers – our families, our children, our school districts – are very happy […]

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