Advanced Course Access (ACA) Grant

  • Nassau BOCES, along with 9 participating school districts, is the only New York State BOCES recipient of the full Advanced Course Access Grant funding! This 2-year grant will includes 

    • funding for 275 enrollments per year for advanced courses
    • support for school counselors to help identify new pools of students who, based on data, are likely to succeed in advanced coursework
    • college board training for district teachers to enable them to teach and have their students succeed in advanced coursework 

    See the list of suggested course offerings

    College Board Summer Institutes

    The ACA grant covers tuition and daily stipends for a total of 12 teachers, (one from each participating district plus three members of the Nassau BOCES Virtual Teacher of Record Team) to attend College Board Summer Institutes to prepare them to teach AP courses. Participants may choose any College Board Summer Institute offered b the following providers:

    • Howard University
    • Manhattan College
    • Molloy College
    • Nova Southeastern
    • Woodward Academy

    See information about Summer Institute offerings HERE.

    Submit teacher names for Summer Institutes HERE: (District may suggest a primary and secondary teacher name in the event that all spots are not filled.  Teacher names must be submitted no later than JUNE 4th to ensure a reserved spot in this offering.


ACA Grant Timeline