There are 37 BOCES, or Board of Cooperative Educational Services, in New York State. The New York State Legislature created BOCES in 1948 to provide shared educational programs and services. Together they serve all but nine of the state’s 721 school districts. Visit the BOCES of New York State website to learn more.

Capital Region BOCES was formed in 1953 to serve Albany County school districts. It was expanded to include Schenectady County districts in 1960, Schoharie County districts in 1962 and a portion of Saratoga County districts in 1994.

What services we provide
Capital Region BOCES employs about 1,100 staff members that provide a wide range of services to students and staff from components and other districts in northeast New York. For a full listing, check out out the online index of services.

900 Watervliet-Shaker Rd, Suite 102
Albany, NY 12205
518 862 4823