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SWB District News

  • LHRIC's Ramirez named 'Advocate of the Year'

    Business group to bestow honor at annual conference 

    Carlos Ramirez, MS Ed., an Account Manager with the Lower Hudson Regional Information Center, has been selected by the New York State Association of School Business Officials to receive its 2017 Advocate of the Year award. Click here to learn more

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  • Tech Expo 2017 Attracts Educators from Around the Region

    The LHRIC's Tech Expo drew educators from across the region eager to hear about the latest tech tools and resources during a daylong series of breakout sessions and keynote presentations. 

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  • Careers students visit Active Learning Center

    The LHRIC's "classroom of the future" provided a setting for SWBOCES students  to join a videoconference with a director of admissions at Cornell University. Read more here.

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  • Reimagined Learning Spaces the Focus of Library Conference Keynote

    Tech education specialist Bret Foster encouraged school librarians attending the Seventh Annual SLS Conference March 31 to consider their school libraries as active learning spaces. Read more about the popular conference here.

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  • Meeting design puts focus on culture shift, classroom change

    Dan Gross of Innovative Designs for Education shared ideas with component district administrators at our Harrison campus today on designing meetings that model what's important and what they're looking to accomplish in classrooms. "If you want to inspire teachers to take the next steps toward 21st Century classrooms," Gross said, "One of the ways that can happen in the culture is if the meetings model those shifts." The daylong session, "Designing Meetings to Model Instructional Shifts," focused on designing small-group discussion protocols, embedding formative assessment, infusing technology, and creating multiple paths for learning and collaboration.

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  • Students land scholarships at 27th Annual Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute

    Six Hudson Valley students were awarded $9,000 in scholarships at the annual Puerto Rican/Hispanic Youth Leadership Institute conference in Albany March 25-27. Read more here.

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  • Tappan Hill Students Learn about Indian Holiday that Celebrates Spring

    On Monday, March 13, Denise Hurvitz’s class enjoyed participating in Holi, the day India celebrates the coming of spring with the splashing of color. The class learned what the day means to the people of India and made connections to how Americans celebrate the day.

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  • Students Take Tour of Innovative Automotive Technology Center

    SWBOCES automotive students looking to further their education got some great information and sneak peak at Rockland Community College's Automotive Technology Program during a recent visit to the college's facility in Orangeburg.

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  • Fashion Students Visit Garment District

    Students in the Fashion Design & Merchandising Program got a behind-the-scenes look at the fashion industry from the factory floor on a recent trip to Manhattan's Garment District. 

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  • "Chopped" Winner Returns to the Valhalla Campus

    Dante Giannini, a successful graduate of the SWBOCES Culinary Arts Program, stopped by the Valhalla campus recently to give current students some advice and a cookery demonstration

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