OCM BOCES operates similarly to a typical school district. It is governed by a BOCES Board similar to a Board of Education. The CEO is the District Superintendent and OCM BOCES employs school administrators to manage its programs, teachers and instructional support staff to provide instruction and non-instructional support staff to support programs.
Number of Component School Districts Served: 23 (some services are also provided to Syracuse City and Syracuse Diocese schools)
Geographic Area Served: 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: 6th largest out of 38 (53,800 students)
by square miles area served: 14th out of 38 (1,433 sq mi)
Major OCM BOCES Locations: The Central Administration offices and Career Training Center (CTC) (both in Liverpool, NY), Irvin E. Henry
Educational Campus (Syracuse, NY), Kasson Road School (Marcellus, NY), McEvoy Educational Campus and
the Center for New Careers (both in Cortland, NY)
OCM BOCES Divisions: Administration / Management Services, Adult Continuing Education, Alternative Education, Educational Communications,
Employer / Employee Relations, Instructional Support Services, Operations and Maintenance, School Quality Services,
Regional Information Center (RIC), Special Education, Workforce Preparation
OCM BOCES Employees: Total: 750 (Administrative: 70, Teaching/Instructional Support: 460, Non-Instructional Support: 220)
OCM BOCES District Superintendent: Interim Superintendent Chris Todd
OCM BOCES Board Members: Total: 11 (meets the 3rd 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"