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About us

Our goal is to offer lifelong literacy opportunities by concentrating on supporting the whole family. Orleans/Niagara BOCES is committed to providing a comprehensive educational experience to all students to create new opportunities and provide pathways out of poverty.

Through association with the Orleans/Niagara BOCES Literacy Zones, our client’s barriers can be identified, skills can be remediated, and goals can be addressed and achieved – leading to a life of self-sufficiency and success.

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The Orleans/Niagara BOCES Literacy Zones are a full-referral agency that provides linkages to partner agencies provides:

Meet our team.

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Melinda Grimble

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Shelly Smith

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Jeff Smith

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Katie Rossi

NEDP Teacher / Test Administrator
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Katie Diemert-Carlisle

Test Administrator/Transition Coach
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Brian Webb

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Erica Kopp

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Leslie Madrid

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Edward Ahrens

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Carmen Montgomery

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Brenda Ziomek

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Heather Mize

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Sharri Turk

High School Equivalency Teacher
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Jillian Staines

High School Equivalency & NEDP Teacher
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Stephanie Bevacqua

High School Equivalency Teacher

Did you know?

Did you know that by obtaining your High School Equivalency Diploma, you increase your employment opportunity by 39%? That doesn’t include the extra room you’ll have for advancement within the company!

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