Dutchess County School Boards Association

2015 – 2016 Calendar

Last update: 23May2016 


September 10         General Membership                  BOCES, Poughkeepsie      7 PM                                   

                                   APPR changes - Julie Shaw (Partner at Shaw,
Perelson, May & Lambert, LLP)


October 1              General Membership                 BOCES, Poughkeepsie    7 PM

                                   2015 NYSSBA Convention resolutions -
                                  Ron Sommer (Pres. OCSBA, Pres. Greenwood
                                  Lake UFSD, NYSSBA Area 9 Resolutions Committee


October 18-20       NYSSBA Convention               New York City


November 5          General Membership                 BOCES, Poughkeepsie    7 PM

                                   DC BOCES - Supt. Dr. Richard Hooley;

                               Board policy review/update process - John Rudy


November 12        Annual Joint School Board and

                              Superintendent Dinner              DoubleTree, Tarrytown    6:30 PM

                              Program: Opening Minds - Professor   

                                Peter Johnson keynote

December 3           General Membership                 BOCES, Poughkeepsie    7 PM

                                    Advocacy training session - with Julie Marlette,

                                    NYSSBA Director of Governmental Relations, and

                                    Theresa Cassiack, NYSSBA Governmental Relations



January 7, 2015     General Membership                 BOCES, Poughkeepsie    7 PM

                                    Negotiations trends/school law changes - David Shaw,

                                    Esq., Shaw, Perelson, May & Lambert; Regent

                                    Johnson visit planning                          


February 4             General Membership                 BOCES, Poughkeepsie    7 PM

                                    Governor's Executive Budget & Capital Conference

                                    legislative issues/lobbying; early district budget plans

February 28-29     Capital Conference                    Albany Hilton

March 3                General Membership                 BOCES, Poughkeepsie     7 PM

                                  2016 -17 NYS Budget and Education

                              Judy Wiener, Legislative Director,

                                   Lower Hudson Education Coalition


April 7                  General Membership                 Arlington High School     7 PM

                                  Meet our Regent - Judith Johnson                                   


April 9                  Prospective BOE Workshop     BOCES, Poughkeepsie     9-11 AM


May 5                   General Membership                 BOCES, Poughkeepsie    7 PM

                                  District budget comparisons; Smart Schools

                                  state bond district projects


June 2                   Annual Meeting/Dinner              Poughkeepsie Admin.    6 PM

                                  School Resource Officers                    Bldg.
Chris Hamel, Town of Poughkeepsie police detective