"A Union United; Will  NEVER Be Divided"




​​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.



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

Cattaraugus - Allegany

 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.


2017 Executive board elections coming up

  Co-President A -  2 Year Term

  Membership Representative - 2 Year Term

Secretary - 2 Year Term

  General Representative - Vacant

 * If interested in fulfilling any of these positions please click the button and fill out the nomination form. Return completed forms per instructions given by the Nominations and Election Committee

 2017 BESPA-CA Scholarship Recipients ​​announced 


   CABOCES BOE Meetings


 BESPA-CA Board Meetings

4:30 PM @ TBA

Held Every 2nd Tuesday of the Month.

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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. 

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

Save the Date!!​

The date for the 2017 General Association meeting has been set! Please join us May 9th at 4:30 at the Olean Center.
We will be electing your Executive Board as well as announcing this year's scholarship winners. Please RSVP by May 3
to Valerie_Berger@caboces.org.
We look forward to seeing you... because it's YOUR Union!!! 

 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 BESPApresidents@gmail.com