Perkins Consortium


The Nassau BOCES Perkins Consortium provides regional and
district-based workshops and activities to all of its consortium members.

Visit the  New York State Perkins website to learn more about this topic.


LI Region of Virtual Enterprises

Ten Virtual Enterprise firms, from Nassau and Suffolk school districts, competed on March 1, 2017 in the 7th Annual Long Island Virtual Enterprise Business Plan Championship Round.   Five of the firms come from districts that are members of the Nassau BOCES Perkins Consortium.  The four top performing teams were selected to represent the Long Island region at the National Business Plan Competition during the Youth Business Summit to be held in New York City in April.  The firms moving on are:

  • Flip Chip, Syosset High School
  • Poseidon Pure, Sanford H. Calhoun High School
  • ROC Security, G.W. Hewlett High School
  • Zenith, Westhampton Beach High School 
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          YOUTH BUSINESS SUMMIT      APRIL 3 - 5, 2017    NEW YORK CITY 

Save the Date!
SPRING PERKINS ADVISORY BOARD MEETING is scheduled for Thursday, April 27th, 1 - 2:30 p.m. at Barry Tech Cafeteria, 1196 Prospect Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590.   Please respond to Leslie Fortunato at: 

Nassau BOCES Perkins Level II Vocational Assessment

The Level ll Vocational Assessment is intended to identify areas for vocation exploration, career/college counseling and transitional planning.  The two day (2.5 hours/day) assessment includes the following:  a student questionnaire and interview, interest inventories (computer based and paper and pencil), learning styles assessment, hands-on and paper/pencil and computerized aptitude tests.  A comprehensive vocational assessment report with recommendations is forwarded to the referring school district *.  Through the Carl D. Perkins Vocational and Applied Technology Act (Perkins), participating school districts are entitled to $1500 in free vocational assessments. For further information please contact:  Melissa Lewis, Vocational Rehab. Counselor .

Telephone:  516-622-6846