With great excitement and energy, more than 1,200 Rockland BOCES administrators, faculty and staff returned to school on September 5 for preparation and professional development. During our 2017-18 Opening Day event, Chief Operating Officer Dr. Mary Jean Marsico and District Superintendent Dr. Charlene Jordan addressed the mission, vision and philosophy that guide our agency. Dr. Marsico said, “Working together, we ignite and activate a students’ self-discovery as they work to achieve academic success and embark on their journey to a fulfilling life.” Said Dr. Jordan, “Student success relies on a united, dedicated BOCES staff community.” Both leaders expressed enthusiasm for the upcoming year, captured in our annual “Rockland BOCES: A Year of Excellence” video.

As part of the 2017-18 Opening Day celebration, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Ana Reluzco recognized 48 employees with 925 combined years of service to Rockland BOCES!  An amazing display of commitment and unity!