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March 2 - Prospective School Board Member Seminar 9:00 am

March 9 - Legislative Committee Meeting - 9:00 am - Zoom

March 19 - Board of Directors Meeting

March 22 - 2nd Annual Spring Education Conference 

April 13 - Legislative Committee Meeting - 9:00 am - Zoom

May 11 - Legislative Committee Meeting - 9:00 am - Zoom

May 16 - Annual Meeting - 
Guest Speaker - Zach Arenz   

                        2024 New York State Teacher of the Year
                        Instrumental & General Music Teacher @                                                        Flower Rochester City School 54

                Regent Adrian Hale will close the evening 

May 30 - New Member Get Acquainted Evening

June 8 - Legislative Committee Meeting - 9:00 am - Zoom

June 15 - Mandated Governance Training

July 20 - Mandated Fiscal Training

2023-2024  Presentations 

Professional Development Meeting
October 3, 2023

New York State Pathways in Technology
Early College High School 

Location: PTECH Campus
1000 Technology Parkway, Newark, NY

Kathi McGuigan, Principal

Kas Wheeler, Director of P-16 Instruction
Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES

A representative from Finger Lakes Community College
was available for information and questions.

Student Led Building Tours
PTECH Introduction/information

PTECH Presentation on Project Based Learning
Student Presentations 



Professional Development Meeting 
November 27, 2023

Love Your Library:
Navigating School Libraries in
the 21st Century

Guest Speaker:  Katherine Hammill 
Director of School Library System, Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES

Meeting recording and PowerPoint presentation are  available
on the Access-Members Only page


Guest Speaker:

 Dr. Kevin McGowa
Superintendent, Brighton CSD

New York State Superintendent of the Year
National Superintendent of the Year 

Up Coming  Presentations 

2 nd ANNUAL  

Friday, March 22, 2024


Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES Conference Center 
131 Drumlin Court, Newark, NY  

 Registration/Networking and
Continental Breakfast: 8:00-8:45 am
Opening Remarks: 8:45-9:00 am
Morning Sessions: 
9:00-9:45 am, 10:00-10:45 am, and 11:00-11:45 am
Lunch Break: 11:45-12:30 pm
Afternoon Session:
Key Note Speaker 12:30-3:30 pm
Q&A 3:30 pm

David Little - Rural Schools Executive Director Emcee/Opening Remarks
John Kelly  
Coordinator of Safety and Security, WFL BOCES
Matthew Miraglia  
President/CEO, CLPS Consultants - TAP App 
“Before and After School and Special Events Security & Best Practices for Schools”

Andy Doell   
Superintendent, Bloomfield CSD
“Teacher Recruitment & Retention of teachers in Rural Districts”

Lorianne DeForest    
Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES and President of the Jamesville-Dewitt School Board of Education
“Data & The Role Of The Board” 

Darci D’Ercole 
NYSSBA’s Director of Leadership Development
“Better Board Leadership - Better boards set the tone and lead by example. The top things that  better boards do when they lead well.”

Patrick Longo 
NYSSBA’s Member Relations Manager
“A Culture of Leadership”

Alexis Clifton 
Interim Director of the Teaching & Learning Center,
Suny Geneseo
“Artificial Intelligence”

Dr. Carl Stokes Jr. 
Author, Keynote Speaker, Social Worker, and Professor of Human Services, Erie Community College
“Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion”

Key Note Speaker:
David Budz  
Retired FBI Agent,
Founder, President, and Executive Director of OpOverwatch,  Adjunct Professor of Criminal Justice at Houghton University

Annual Meeting 

May 16, 2024

Four County SBA is Excited to have Guest Speaker:
Zach Arenz
2024 New York State Teacher of the Year

Instrumental & General Music Teacher @
Flower Rochester City S
chool 54

Club 86


Registration and Networking:
5:30 pm

Student Entertainment:
6:15 pm

6:30 p

Guest Speaker:
7:00 pm

NYS Regent Adriane Hale
will close the evening

We would love to have your
Music Teachers join us!

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