"A Union United; Will  NEVER Be Divided"

​It's never too late to start planning!

​​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. Applications will be available on the Links and Resources page beginning in March.



 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.

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 Laurie (716) 376 8357 or Anne (716) 307 3720 immediately


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

Do you know someone who is looking for work?

Great News! BOCES is hiring!!! 

As of July 1, 2022, starting pay for 10 month positions is now $15.23/hr. and starting pay for Keyboard Specialists, Couriers and Cleaners is now $15.23/hr. Insurance eligibility wait times have decreased. See the new contract for more information or contact an Executive Board member.

 To promote reasonable methods of  work, secure standardized pay, and  seek security for the individual by  legal and proper means. 

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

 BESPA-CA Board Meetings

4:15 PM @ BOCES Barn

Held Every 2nd Thursday
​ of the Month.

If you would like to participate please reach out to a board member for more info

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   CABOCES BOE Meetings


BOE Meetings **
are currently virtual.
To participate please contact 
​Colleen Jimerson for the link.

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

Cattaraugus - Allegany