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Brian Howard

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Brian Howard is the Director of Communications for Southern Westchester BOCES. Prior to this position, he was a reporter and editor with The Journal News & Lohud.com, where he worked for 15 years. Most recently he was the news organization's social media and engagement editor. He can be reached at bhoward@swboces.org, on Facebook at on.fb.me/1VBFLYO and at Twitter.com/BrianHowardNY.

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  1. Briarcliff, Pleasantville, Pocantico Schools Ramp Up IT With Pilot Program

    Briarcliff, Pleasantville, Pocantico Schools Ramp Up IT With Pilot Program

    BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- School officials from the Briarcliff Manor, Pocantico Hills and Pleasantville school districts say taking part in a pilot program is helping them to keep track of information, keep data secure and generally ramp up communications.The three school districts are taking advantage of a new managed IT service being offered by the Mamaroneck-based Lower Hudson ...

  2. Design Center Inspires BOCES Architecture, Pre-Engineering Students

    Design Center Inspires BOCES Architecture, Pre-Engineering Students

    RYE, N.Y. -- Students from Southern Westchester BOCES came home inspired after a recent field trip to the New York Design CenterThe center, on Lexington Avenue in Manhattan, has 100 showrooms representing more than 500 lines of fine, traditional, contemporary and other furniture.It also houses fabric, floor and wall coverings, lighting, kitchen and bath accessories and decorative ...

  3. Tech Training For Teachers Extends Beyond Harrison

    Tech Training For Teachers Extends Beyond Harrison

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- The Lower Hudson Regional Information Center has rolled out a slate of professional development opportunities at Tuesday's Fall Kickoff event.These include an EDchat sessions for administrators, a STEAM Support Strand initiative, and a job-embedded professional development pilot for districts specifically located far from the center's base in Harrison.Model Schools ...

  4. Southern Westchester BOCES Retirees Feted At Annual Gala

    Southern Westchester BOCES Retirees Feted At Annual Gala

    RYE BROOK, N.Y. -- The Southern Westchester BOCES Board of Education and administration honored two dozen retirees at the Annual Retirement Reception June 8 in Rye Brook, N.Y.The honorees are:Glenn Demers, Teacher of Auto Body Repair, 38 years Nathaniel M. Floyd, School Psychologist, 35 years Susan Rade Doherty, Teacher of Speech & Hearing Handicapped, 33 years Steve Rosen, Systems ...

  5. Section 1 Gets Demo Of New Athletics Web Platform

    Section 1 Gets Demo Of New Athletics Web Platform

    Some 70 or so Section 1 school district athletics officials this week got a glimpse of a powerful web platform that will enable them to promote their programs and communicate with one another and their communities. Section 1 is made up of high schools in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess and Rockland counties.SportsYou packs a library of skills videos, lesson plans and classroom materials ...

  6. Open House Inside County Jail Highlights Sprain Brook Academy

    Open House Inside County Jail Highlights Sprain Brook Academy

    MOUNT PLEASANT, N.Y. -- Sprain Brook Academy recently held its annual Open House inside the walls of the Westchester County Jail as a way to let others know that just because they have been in jail, doesn't mean they can't succeed in the outside world.To hammer the point home, Michael Lopez, a former inmate, and Academy graduate, shared his story of how he when from jail to being the ...

  7. Hip Hop Poet Preaches Hope, Forgiveness To Students In County Penitentiary

    Hip Hop Poet Preaches Hope, Forgiveness To Students In County Penitentiary

    VALHALLA, N.Y. -- Renowned hip hop poet and spoken word artist J. Ivy recently preached hope and forgiveness to incarcerated teens at Westchester County Penitentiary's Sprain Brook Academy. “Where do you see yourself in 20 years?” Ivy asked the group. “Because this ain’t it.”Ivy has appeared three times on "Russell Simmons Presents HBO Def Poetry" and won a Grammy award for ...

  8. Educators Preview New Global History, Geography Regents In Harrison

    Educators Preview New Global History, Geography Regents In Harrison

    The Center for Professional Development and Curriculum Support this week hosted more than 60 teachers and administrators for a preview of the new global history and geography Regents exam. Based on the Grade 10 global history and geography curriculum, the exam will be administered for the first time statewide in June 2018. Steve Goldberg, a Southern Westchester BOCES consultant and ...

  9. Teacher Education Summit Brings Districts, Colleges Together

    Teacher Education Summit Brings Districts, Colleges Together

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- School district officials and teacher educator program administrators must work closely to ensure the "best and brightest" candidates enter the teaching profession, key points at a recent teacher education summit in Harrison.The April 11 Southern Westchester Teacher Education Summit at Southern Westchester BOCES' Harrison campus picks up on a discussion ...

  10. Southern Westchester BOCES Presents Proposed Budget

    Southern Westchester BOCES Presents Proposed Budget

    HARRISON, N.Y. -- The Southern Westchester BOCES Board of Education presented its proposed 2016-17 budget to the region's school trustees and district officials at the BOCES Annual Meeting in Valhalla on Wednesday. Three incumbent candidates for three-year terms on the BOCES board introduced themselves as well. Joseph Wooley, Catherine Draper and Lynn Frazer-McBride are running ...

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