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Ellen Lane

Community Advisor

Ellen Lane is Communications Director for Putnam | Northern Westchester BOCES, a collaborative school district serving 18 districts in the region. BOCES provides career and technical education, special education, professional development and management services, helping school districts to save money while enhancing and improving the quality of education offered. Before joining BOCES five years ago, Ellen worked as a daily newspaper reporter and public relations and marketing consultant.

Ellen Lane's Contributions

  1. Fox Meadow High School Celebrates Class Of 2017

    Fox Meadow High School Celebrates Class Of 2017

    The twelve graduates of Fox Meadow High School are ready for their next chapter.The ceremony was held last Wednesday at the Walden gym at Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES.“I know the challenges have been many, but now the opportunities are many for all of you,” said District Superintendent Dr. James Ryan in his message to the students. “Whether your future includes work, college or ...

  2. Briarcliff Freshman Honored As BOCES Student of Distinction

    Briarcliff Freshman Honored As BOCES Student of Distinction

    BRIARCLIFF, N.Y. --  Declan Fullerton is known for his kindness and character at school.Fullerton, a freshman in the Oasis Program at Walter Panas High Schol run by Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES, was honored as Student Of Distinction at a Briarcliff Board of Education.Fullerton, who lives in Briarcliff, was joined at the meeting by family members and BOCES’ representatives including ...

  3. Pines Bridge Celebrates Class of 2017

    Pines Bridge Celebrates Class of 2017

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Pines Bridge celebrated its annual commencement last week, graduating 10 students.“We are so proud of all of you, so pleased with the progress and the outcomes that have been achieved," Superintendent James Ryan said. "There’s nothing like a Pines Bridge graduation.”All 10 graduates were praised in “Student Spotlights” read by their teachers and given ...

  4. Croton Superintendent Announces Retirement

    Croton Superintendent Announces Retirement

    CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- Croton-Harmon Schools Superintendent Edward Fuhrman is retiring at the end of the 2017-2018 school year after eight years.Fuhrman made the announcement at Thursday's Board of Education meeting, citing a desire to spend more time with his wife and his family."I really enjoy spending time with my grandchildren," Fuhrman said. "It has been a ...

  5. BOCES Nursing School Graduates 27

    BOCES Nursing School Graduates 27

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES just graduated its next set of nurses.The school held its commencement ceremonies for the 27 nurses who graduated its Licensed Practical Nursing program Wednesday.“You have chosen a life of personal and professional service. You will make a difference in the lives of hundreds, if not thousands, of people,” District ...

  6. BOCES Tech Center Graduates 400 Students

    BOCES Tech Center Graduates 400 Students

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- The graduates of the Tech Center at Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES are ready for their next chapter.More than 400 students graduated from the Tech Center with training and expertise in such fields as culinary arts, fashion design, computer technology, environmental science, healthcare, computer graphics, digital film, law enforcement, urban forestry, auto ...

  7. Putnam Valley Celebrates NCAA-Bound Athletes

    Putnam Valley Celebrates NCAA-Bound Athletes

    PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- Putnam Valley's student-athletes will be taking their talents across the country in the fall.Putnam Valley High School held its first annual NCAA Celebration Wednesday, honoring 22 seniors who will be playing college sports.The students, who have committed to play at Division I, II and III levels, will play or participate in sports like baseball, cheerleading, ...

  8. Putnam Valley Senior Commits To Play College Volleyball

    Putnam Valley Senior Commits To Play College Volleyball

    PUTNAM VALLEY, N.Y. -- Meghan O'Leary, a senior at Putnam Valley High School, is taking her volleyball talents to Pennsylvania next fallO'Leary has committed to Ursinus College where she plans to study science with the hope of majoring in pre-med.“I really love everything about Ursinus College from the girls who will be my teammates to the classes I had a chance to sit in on,” she said. ...

  9. BOCES Tech Childhood Education Students Pay Homage To Mentors

    BOCES Tech Childhood Education Students Pay Homage To Mentors

    YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Students in the Childhood Development and Education program at BOCES said thank you to their teacher mentors this week with a special breakfast.Students in the program complete an internship in a classroom of their choice, working closely with a cooperating teacher. All of the seniors in the program this year going to college in the fall, most pursuing ...

  10. Seniors Get Served At Annual BOCES Culinary Luncheon

    Seniors Get Served At Annual BOCES Culinary Luncheon

    It's one of BOCES' biggest annual traditions.Putnam Northern Westchester BOCES recently held its annual Culinary Senior Luncheon where seniors are served a meal by the juniors in the culinary program. Vanessa Bueti, a senior at Walter Panas, spoke at the luncheon and said BOCES reaffirmed her decision to go into the culinary field. Bueti is heading to Johnson and Wales to study Pastry, ...

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