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 assist each other in distress, promote unity and strength, and encourage legislation and public support f our Association.

 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

2019 Executive board election is coming up!!

The following positions are up for re-election 
Co-President A 

  Membership Representative


  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"

B.O.C.E.S Educational Support Personnel association

Cattaraugus - Allegany

To unite in one organization all persons employed in an educational support capacity by BESPA-CA. 


General Meeting and Election!!​

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!!!