S/CDN TOSA Survey Findings. Respondent Group 32 distinct BOCES 1 BIG FIVE CSD Diverse NYS Regions: Buffalo & Western NY Genesee Valley Central Capital Mid-Hudson Lower Hudson Suffolk. Primarily executives and mid-level administrators responded.
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Primarily executives and mid-level administrators responded
Key Finding # 1
A mix of professionals across BOCES deliver professional development
Key Finding # 2
27% reported exclusive use of TOSA; 24% reported exclusive use of Administrators; and 15% reported exclusive use of Consultants.
Key Finding # 3
33% report a mix of professionals are utilized within the BOCES to deliver PD.
Key Finding # 4
To fill positions for Race to the Top Network Teams, 73% of BOCES reported the intention to hire more staff.
Administrators were most commonly cited as a likely hire.
Key Finding # 5
57% of BOCES report that legislation regarding tenure and certification has unintended consequences in the quality of PD delivery and in the formation of RTTT Network Teams
Key Finding # 6
57% of BOCES explicitly express the desire for more flexibility in certification and tenure legislation.
One respondent reasoned: “The more certification flexibility that a district can have, including a BOCES, the better… Please increase flexibility rather than force a choice or a one-size fits all.”
Key Finding # 6