To represent the support personnel in collective negotiations with Cattaraugus/Allegany BOCES in the determination of their terms and conditions of employment and administration of grievances arising there under.
To promote reasonable methods of work, secure standardized pay, and seek security for the individual by legal and proper means.
If you are in a meeting with a supervisor and you feel uncomfortable you have the right to request representation!!! If your supervisor says anything other than OK... YOU NEED TO ask "Are you denying me representation?" If they continue to speak about the issue stop talking and when you are done with your meeting contact Deanna (716) 376 8300 or Anne (716) 307 3720 immediately
The following positions are up for re-election
Teacher Aide Representative
Information from the Election Committee will be sent out on how you can seek a nomination if you would like to join the board
CABOCES BOE Meetings
2018 - 2019
The BESPA-CA scholarship is funded by the members of CA-BOCES Educational Support Personnel Association, and is available to graduating seniors whose parent/guardian or grandparent is a registered active member of the BESPA-CA Union. The scholarship is to be used for Accredited Continuing Education. The recipients will be chosen by an organized 3 person team not belonging to the BESPA-CA bargaining unit. Additional information and application will be emailed to all members by the Scholarship Committee. For a copy of the application please go to our Links tab.
BESPA-CA Board Meetings
4:30 PM @ TBA
Held Every 2nd Wednesday
of the Month.
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"A Union United; Will NEVER Be Divided"
Cattaraugus - Allegany
To unite in one organization all persons employed in an educational support capacity by BESPA-CA.
The date for the 2019 General Meeting and Election has been set! Please join us May 8 at 5 PM at the Olean Center in
Conference Rooms 1,2,3. If you have not filled out a membership form please reach out to one of the board members so that they
can help you sign up to be a member. Their information can be found on the Executive Board tab on this page.
Only active members in good standing can exercise their right to vote.
We look forward to seeing you... because it's YOUR Union!!!