2017 - 2018​​


​​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 Tuesday of the Month.

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2017 Executive board election Results

  Co-President A -  Anne Raymond

  Membership Representative - Valerie Berger

Secretary - Terry Larivee

  General Representative - Jen Milne


 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.

Annual Meet and Greet!!​

The date for the 2017 Meet and Greet has been set! Please join us October 10th at 4:30 at Moonwinks in Cuba.
This year we will have a sit down dinner and raffles. We will also feature several speakers. Please RSVP by Oct 3
We look forward to seeing you... because it's YOUR Union!!! 

 "A Union United; Will  NEVER Be Divided"


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

Cattaraugus - Allegany

 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. 

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

 IMPoRTANT UPDATE !!! CONTract is up june 2018 !!!

   A welcome to all our new members and fond welcome back to our devoted veterans. As many of our long time members know, this year brings to an end our current contract. Your E-board is gearing up and opening communication lines to hear the concerns, wishes and praises for our upcoming negotiations. It is important to us that we are able to provide our members with the best outcome possible. We can not do this without your input! Please contact your E-board via the Contact us button or email us directly at