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November 24, 2014

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2014 Tech A Day session schedule now available

"Classrooms of Tomorrow," "Next Generation Workspaces," "Flipping the Classroom," and creative learning in MakerSpace environments are among the dozens of exciting offerings slated for this year's Technology Awareness Day.

NERIC's Executive Team — Director Dale Breault, and Deputy Directors Aaron Bochniak and David Versocki — will lead a roundtable discussion about "What's Next" for NERIC. At noon, Stephen Fang of Google's education team and Dr. Chad Stevens, K-12 strategist with CDW-G, will present the event's endnote on how education is changing and how Google's research and technology is playing a part in this evolution.  VIEW THE 2014 TECH A DAY SCHEDULE [PDF]» 

District users "dive deep" into the schooltool pool at annual meeting

NERIC’s annual schooltool user group meetings were an opportunity for district representatives to learn more about the many features of the web-based student management system. MORE»

NERIC names new manager for Network Services

NERIC's Stephen Yankowski has been appointed as the new Managing Program Coordinator II for Network Services. In this new role, he will oversee the operations and staff of the Wide Area Network (WAN) and Server Infrastructure teams. MORE»

Fall 2014 NERIC Forward newsletter

Click here to view the recent edition of the NERIC Forward newletter featuring "What's New" at NERIC, information on how NERIC helps keep student data safe and secure, and details about the upcoming Technology Awareness Day 2014.

Working with districts to keep school data secure

Protecting the privacy and security of school district and student data and information — and helping district staff achieve this goal as well — are top priorities for the entire NERIC team. MORE»

NERIC reinforces its commitment to provide reliable, efficient and time-saving ways for districts to track, update, report and protect crucial student data

The NERIC eSchoolData (eSD) team recently hosted a User Group conference to present new and enhanced features of the eSD student information application, which is designed to collect, analyze, and deliver student data to all stake holders. MORE»

Data Warehouse assists and educates administrators

"This is something we've wanted to do for years and we're really excited to offer this level of instruction to our constituents." — Mary McGeoch, Data Warehouse manager, on the new Data Administrator Institute. MORE»



Save the Date

2014 Tech Awareness Day, Dec. 12

Event in its 26th year, showcases innovations in tech ed

NERIC's Tech Awareness Day 2014 will be held at the Holiday Inn/Wolf Road in Colonie, N.Y. from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec.12.

This anticipated annual event offers students, faculty and technology leaders from school districts around New York the chance to learn and to present the cutting-edge technologies being used in classrooms today. MORE»

Click here to view the form for vendor and district 2014 Tech Awareness Day session descriptions/submissions.


Web-based resources

Navigating the NERIC website

If you are a school district representative looking for Cognos Reports or your district folders on SharePoint, they are still available. Direct links to this information can also be found in the resource section of our Testing webpage.

If you are a NERIC employee interested in accessing internal information, please click on "Employees Only" in the "Quick Links" section at the right of this page.

If you are having difficulty finding what you need on this site, please contact the NERIC Service Desk at (518) 862-5400 or

2014-15 Services Guide

The 2014-15 Capital Region BOCES Services Guide, including NERIC's service and program descriptors and pricing, is now online. To go directly to the listing of NERIC programs and services for 2014-15, click on the "NERIC Services" button at the top of this page.

Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)

The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a consortium of 18 states plus the District of Columbia and the U.S. Virgin Islands working together to develop a common set of K-12 assessments in English and math anchored in what it takes to be ready for college and careers.

Click here to learn more about how NERIC is supporting PARCC in New York state and to access PARCC resources.


Professional Development & Trainings

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