Moments ago, I sent a letter to Jackie and Jim requesting that SWBOCES close for an extended period of time. It is my hope and intention that the entire county closes its schools at the same time to help alleviate the spread of this deadly virus.
Please know this situation has weighed greatly on us continues to do so. With this said we as union leadership appreciates all of the feedback that we have received during this difficult time.
Over the past 2 weeks the BTA has been working diligently to investigate member concerns as well as gather and distribute information regarding COVID19.
We have been communicating with administration, in contact with our regional and state NYSUT offices as well as county and state officials.
On your behalf we requested
As things continue to change rapidly, we ask you to continue to stay strong, be kind to one another and offer support whenever possible. Together we can!
Melissa and the entire BOCES Teachers' Association