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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. 


 Dear Perkins Grant Partner:
Nassau BOCES is in the process of writing the Perkins Grant for the coming 2016-17 school year.

Please respond to the survey links shown on the right for feedback on your future school’s needs.

We have mailed to your school superintendent the partnership documents for his/her signature
Please make sure the documents are received, signed and returned as soon as possible.
Gene Silverman

Please complete the appropriate survey by May 20, 2016:  

For more information, contact Gene Silverman

Westhampton Beach High School takes first place in National Business Plan Competition

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., April 19, 2016 — AquaTerra, the Westhampton Beach High School Virtual Enterprise team took first place at the 2016 National Business Plan Competition held Sunday, April 17 at Long Island University’s Brooklyn campus.Westhampton Beach Aqua Terra


National Virtual Enterprise first place winners from Westhampton Beach High School:
(from left) Ben Horton, Faith Recchion, Reid Rubio, Jack Ryan, Catherine Penn and Nick La Mura.
Team members Ben Horton, Nick La Mura, Catherine Penn, Faith Recchion, Reid Rubio and Jack Ryan are lead by Westhampton Beach, teacher Amy Demchak. 

“The Long Island Virtual Enterprises Business Plan Competition is made possible as part of the Perkins Grant Consortium,” said Ms. Gene Silverman, executive director, Nassau BOCES Department of Regional Schools and Instructional Programs and facilitator of the consortium.  “This is one of the many ways the grant enriches the lives of students throughout Nassau County by giving them real world work place and 21st Century skills while still in high school.”  


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