District Superintendent

Clark J. Godshall

Thank you for visiting our web-site and I welcome you to the Orleans/Niagara Board of Cooperative Educational Services.  We are celebrating over 50 years of serving the communities of Orleans and Niagara Counties.  We take continued pride and celebrate our multi-talented students, faculty and staff who have accomplished significant achievements at the local, state and national levels. We look to the future with continued offerings in career and technical educational programs, special services, and a host of varied professional offerings.  The BOCES provides services to 13 school districts: Albion, Barker, Lewiston Porter, Lockport, Lyndonville, Medina, Newfane, Niagara Falls, Niagara Wheatfield, North Tonawanda, Royalton Hartland, Starpoint and Wilson Central Schools and serves a potential population of 43,000 pupils.

For over half a century Orleans/Niagara BOCES has been renowned for its capacity to adapt to the trends of modern technology, innovative teaching methods and for its educational commitment. Our BOCES has always remained true to its sense of community and serving its component districts in the areas of special education, career and technical education, alternative education and continuing education.

We are committed to provide our students and customers with a wide array of courses, programs and services that will enable them to achieve academic, career and life goals.  We strive to create a stimulating learning environment that can prepare for tomorrow and all that the future can bring.  Our major goal is staying ahead of the requirements for high standards for our districts and the BOCES. By offering services such as the extended summer school program and our renowned Instructional Services department, along with extensive adult/continuing education offerings, BOCES has taken the lead in helping the region prepare our clients for the challenges of global competition.

We look forward to serving our component districts and customers by attending to their life-long educational needs.  We hope that this web site provides you with the information you need to learn more about educational opportunities open to you in Western New York. Accordingly, we welcome you to this site and pledge to exceed your expectations for service.


Clark J. Godshall, Ed.D
District Superintendent
4232 Shelby Basin Road
Medina, NY 14103
(716) 731-6800
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Last Modified September 17, 2009 

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Superintendent's Services

The District Superintendent of the Sole Supervisory District of Orleans and Niagara Counties acts in three capacities: