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OCM BOCES - Fact Sheet

OCM BOCES operates similarly to a typical school district. It is governed by a BOCES Board that is similar to a school district's Board of Education. The CEO is the district superintendent. OCM BOCES employs school administrators to manage its programs, teachers and instructional support staff to provide instruction and non-instructional support staff to provide support educational programs for its 23 component districts.

Number of Component School Districts Served: 23 (some services are also provided to Syracuse City and Syracuse Diocese schools)
Geographic Area Served: OCM BOCES services school districts in the following counties:
  • Onondaga County - Baldwinsville, East Syracuse-Minoa, Fabius-Pompey, Fayetteville-Manlius, Jamesville-Dewitt, LaFayette, Liverpool, Lyncourt, Marcellus, North Syracuse, Onondaga Central, Solvay, Tully, West Genesee, Westhill
  • Cortland County - Cincinnatus, Cortland, Homer, Marathon, McGraw
  • Madison County - Cazenovia, Chittenango, DeRuyter
OCM BOCES Rankings . . .                             
  • By number of districts served: 7th out of 38
  • By K-12 student base: 7th largest out of 38 (53,800 students)
  • By square miles, area served: 14th out of 38 (1,433 sq mi)
Major OCM BOCES Locations: 
  • Main Campus - Administration and Adult Education (Liverpool)
  • SyracuseTompson Road Campus,
  • Crown Road Campus (Liverpool)
  • Cortlandville Campus (Cortlandville
  • Port Watson Street Campus (Cortland)
OCM BOCES Divisions: 
  • Administration 
  • Central New York Regional Information Center
  • Student Services 
  • Adult Education
  • Career & Technical Education
  • Innovative Education
  • Special Education
  • Employee Relations
  • Management Services
  • Instructional Support Services
OCM BOCES Employees: About 1,200
OCM BOCES District Superintendent: Matthew L. Cook, Ed.D.                               
OCM BOCES Board Members: 11 (meets third Thursday of each month)
OCM BOCES Mission Statement: "The mission of the Onondaga-Cortland-Madison BOCES is to develop and provide educational programs and services of the highest quality for school districts and the community."
OCM BOCES Slogan: "Committed To Your Success"