Department of Special Education
Nassau County’s leader in special education services
The Nassau BOCES Department of Special Education is the premier provider of special education services in the region, delivering individualized instruction to over 1,800 students at 10 Nassau BOCES special education schools throughout the county.
Diversified special education programs to prepare students with moderate or severe learning, emotional, behavioral, physical, vision, hearing, developmental, and all other disability categories for college and career readiness, adult services and supported employment are offered in a caring, supportive, student centered environment that empowers every student to reach their maximum potential.
Susan McNulty, Assistant to the Superintendent
Joanna Malament, Assistant Director
News from our Schools
New arrival, dismissal times coming to some educational programs in fall 2023
Nassau BOCES is changing arrival and dismissal times at five educational programs for the upcoming 2023-2024 school year.
Rosemary Kennedy Student featured in Newsday Smile Farms story
In the article Michael Mobley can be seen holding chili peppers he has harvested that were used to make Smile Farms Heat with Heart hot sauce.
Flag Day activities at Jerusalem Avenue School
On Flag Day, students at Nassau BOCES Jerusalem Avenue Elementary School celebrated by holding a special Flag Raising ceremony.
Carman Road student featured in Newsday
Giovanni DiMaggio, a student from Carman Road School was featured as an extraordinary senior in Newsday. Great work Gio!