Please take notice that special meetings of the Board of Education of the BOARD OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES OF THE SOLE SUPERVISORY DISTRICT OF OTSEGO, DELAWARE, SCHOHARIE, AND GREENE COUNTIES, will be held on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 and Wednesday, July 29, 2020.  The meetings will be held at the ONC BOCES Instructional Support Services Center, 7352 State Highway 23, Suite 3, Oneonta, NY 13820. The meetings will convene at 4:30 p.m.




Visual Arts/Media Technology
Skills for the Visual Arts Program

  • Identify Hazards and Safe Practices in the Workplace
  • Maintains clean and safe work area and classroom
  • Examine careers in art-related Fields
  • Understand the range of possibilities within the career field, determine where their skills and abilities fit within that range
  • Cultivate attributes essential for working in the art: attention to detail, stamina, and self- discipline
  • Respond to the work of a living artist
  • Observe an exhibition and report on it orally and/or in writing
  • Provide examples of ways to alter a work schedule to allow for more job sharing among two or more employees
  • Work collaboratively in leadership roles and as members of a team
  • Identify rubrics with criteria for assessment of individual art works
  • Participate in a panel discussion on a topic related to the arts
  • Plan a two-week activity that requires tasks to be divided among students or coworkers, including determining priorities and following timelines
  • Critique final work in class setting


  • Locate the basic components of a computer system and state their uses
  • Navigate the Internet through search engines
  • Use the local network to communicate and send files
  • Organize files and folders
  • Take the proper steps to make an inoperative printer work
  • Evaluate why a school computer, ipod, ipad, or other digital device is not working


  • Create a series of drawings/paintings that demonstrate competency in a wide range of media
  • Execute descriptive, accurate drawings/painitngs based on observation
  • Identify and use drawing tools skillfully
  • Draw the human head proportionately


  • Use appropriate terminology - camera parts, card readers, apeture, etc.
  • Show proper camera and lighting set-up
  • Modify photograph through photo editing software


  • Demonstrate the use of the elements and priniciples of art
  • Compare how ideas are communicated through the use of the elements and principles of art in diverse artwork
  • Apply mathematical terminology to design, proportion, scale, perspective
  • Recognize a problem and design steps to solve the problem
  • Evaluate a variety of options suggested, select an option, explain the reason for the selection, and provide the strategies for implementation
  • Give and accept constructive criticism in a group project
  • ?Evaluate and discuss what makes a website effective
  • Brainstorm ideas to create a personal website
  • Choose portfolio artwork, links, artist statements, etc. to use in personal website
  • Design a website using appropriate technology and computer applications
  • Present website in a class critique
  • Create a slide show on the VAM Website


  • Analyze existing logo designs
  • Brainstorm, apply and evaluate logo ideas through thumbnail sketches
  • Create logo using appropriate technology and computer applications


  • View and discuss documentary about advertising
  • Employ electronic media to communicate visual ideas and promotional/advertising campaigns
  • Create packaging mock-ups
  • Compare and contrast raster and vector images


  • Use Related Terminology
  • Create a Video or Animation storyboard for a short video or animation
  • Produce a Video or an Animation using a logical sequence of shots
  • Evaluate the footage/transitions/Audio/Text and problem solve as needed
  • Employ Scientific Theory and Critical Thinking Skills throughout the editing process
  • Demonstrate key framing and use of a timeline
  • Develop a visual presentation using visual aids to explain how something operates or a “how to”.


  • Design a floor plan/layout for a home with an art studio (graphics, music, architecture or illlustration studio)
  • Demonstarte the use of graph paper and its grid
  • Use the computer to redraw the plan view in a 3D computer program
  • Select appropriate colors, flooring, finish designing the house


  • Discuss copyright laws and how the apply to art, photography and music
  • Explain royalty-free and fair use regulations
  • Show behaviors that comply with social, legal, and ethical requirements of the arts


  • Assemble a body of original work that demonstrates competence in the professional practices of a specific career
  • Create original works that demonstrate that they are adventurous, courageous, curious, imaginative, independent, and inventive
  • Document activities with photographs, sketchbooks, tapes, videos, or written journals
  • Display diligence and perseverance in the face of unpleasant tasks
  • Understand how to manage time and materials efficiently
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