ONC BOCES Closures due to the Corona Virus Pandemic
The Otsego Area Occupational Center will be closed March 16th through April 28th.
The Northern Catskills Occupational Center will be closed from March 16th through April 28th. 
Classes are expected to resume April 29th.
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Regional Certification

The Regional Certification Office serves as an extension of the Teacher Certification Division of the New York State Education Department.  Our office provides evaluative and consultant services to component school districts and the ONC BOCES on New York State teacher and coaching certification requirements. Support with the application process, evaluations of official college transcripts, recommendations for certification and access to State Education Department are among the services available to participating districts.  Services are available to local school district personnel, administrators, building principals and school superintendents. 
Teacher/Administrative Certification:
Licensed Teaching Assistant Information:
Registration and Continuing Teacher & Leader Education (CTLE) Requirements Links:
Coaching Information:
Non-Teacher Coaching Requirements
Teacher Coaching Requirements
Coaching Forms and Informational Links
Teach & Fingerprinting Links:
TEACH System Access
FAQ regarding your TEACH Account
Fingerprinting Information

[email protected]
Tammy Pochily, Regional Certification Officer

Otsego Northern Catskills BOCES
Regional Certification Office
P.O. Box 382, 2020 Jump Brook Road
Grand Gorge, New York 12434
(607) 588-6291 Ext. 2110
(607) 588-7022 Fax
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