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    Superintendent Search for Colton-Pierrepont Central School

    The Board of Education of the Colton-Pierrepont Central School District is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools.

    It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be chosen in early July and will assume the duties on August 1, 2018.  The district is advertising a salary range of $118,000 - $128,000 commensurate with experience and negotiated benefits.

    Attached please find a brochure describing the superintendent position.  All credentials, letters of interest, completed application form, and current resume should be forward before the Wednesday, June 6, 2018 deadline to:

    Thomas R. Burns, District Superintendent, St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES, P.O. Box 231 – 40 W. Main Street, Canton, New York  13617

    Please share this information with interested and qualified individuals.  Inquiries for further information regarding this position are welcome.


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     2017-2018 Student Handbook and Code of Conduct
    Click here to download the handbook.

     District-wide Safety Plan

    The district-wide plan was adopted by the St. Lawrence-Lewis Board of Cooperative Educational Services at regular meeting on Thursday, February 9, 2017.


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    BOCES Efficiency Study: Identifying Options for the Future

    St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES recently commissioned a study to identify options for the future of our technology, school improvement and special education services. This study provides recommendations which BOCES leadership is in the process of evaluating, and the implementation of these recommendations will be aimed at maximizing the value of our services. The foundation of the study is 10 cultural attributes that guide BOCES operations.

    The full report can be accessed here. Please use the Let's Talk! portal titled "BOCES Efficiency Study" for any communications about the study, including questions, comments, or concerns. If you would like a response, don't forget to include your contact information in the Let's Talk form.


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  • BOCES Bright Futures

    Our employees are building bright futures at St. Lawrence-Lewis BOCES. We are proud of all the hard work they do and everything they accomplish for our school districts and students. We are excited to celebrate our new employees and highlight their success. Follow along on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter, using #BOCESbrightFutures

    Welcome to Joanne Witt – Career and Technical Education Principal at Southwest Center.

    The BOCES Career and Technical Education (CTE) program provides occupational training to approximately 1,000 secondary students and adults at the three Career and Technical Education Centers:  Seaway Area Tech in Norwood, Northwest Tech in Ogdensburg, and Southwest Tech in Gouverneur.  There are currently 16 different CTE programs available to the three Centers.  The administration and staff of the CTE programs, utilizing input from component schools, industry, and the public, strive to provide a relevant career and college preparation to secondary students and adult residents of SLL BOCES region.  Successful completion of a BOCES program leads to technical endorsement on a local or Regents high school diploma.  Students earn high school credit towards graduation in their technical area, as well as math and science through an integrated approach to instruction.

    Joanne started as the Southwest CTE Center Principal on November 13, 2017.  Prior to coming to BOCES, Joanne worked as an English Teacher at Watertown City School District and a Computer Science Teacher at Alexandria Central School.

    Joanne received her Bachelors degree in English and ELA Education from SUNY Potsdam and her MSeD Information Technology from SUNY Potsdam, and her CAS from SUNY Oswego.  Joanne is a native of the north country graduating from Gouverneur Central School.


    Joanne Witt

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