Catskill Area School Study Council (CASSC)


    Suzanne Swantak-Furman, Executive Coordinator       
 Jarrin Hayen, Assistant Coordinator

243 Fitzelle Hall
SUNY Oneonta
Phone: 607-436-2533
Fax: 607-436-2015

A partnership between the State University College at Oneonta and area school districts since 1951.
Serving schools in the Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES and
the Delaware-Chenango-Madison-Otsego BOCES


Sharon Sission - Enrichment Seminar Program

Vacant - Student Leadership Program, Upstate Academic Competition, and Youth Concert

Buran Doyon - Forensics Program

Jo Mish - Catskill Review and Kites & Kings

Brian Trask- School Bus Drivers Workshop


Membership in the CASSC is a prerequisite for participation in Council programs. Membership is open to all school districts in the ONC BOCES and DCMO BOCES.

The Catskill Area School Study Council is affiliated with the Study Council Alliance of New York (SCANYS), which allows local members to gain member rate privileges at any of the Study Council affiliate programs throughout New York State.

SCANYS Members:

Catskill Area School Study Council (CASSC)
Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA)
Mid-Hudson School Study Council
Central New York School Study Council
Suffolk County Organization for the Promotion of Education (SCOPE)
Western New York Educational Service Council


The Catskill Area School Study Council (CASSC) was first organized in 1951 as a partnership between the area's school districts and the State University College at Oneonta. In 1971, the Council was chartered by the New York State Board of Regents. Operation of the Council represents one of the longest continuous running educational partnerships in the region.

In 1991, the administrative functions of the Council were placed under the direction of the Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES. However, this arrangement did not alter the Council's standing partnership with SUNY Oneonta. The college continues to house the Council's headquarters on the SUNY Oneonta campus and to provide use of their facilities for CASSC's many events.

For more information, please contact:

Catskill Area School Study Council
243 Fitzelle Hall 
SUNY Oneonta, NY 13820-4015 
Tel:      (607)-436-2533 
Fax:     (607)-436-2015