Event Calendar

To help staff and their students plan for the Media Festival here is a time-line of events leading up to the Festival Exhibition and Award Ceremony.

September - Dates for entry deadline and festival event are determined
November - A reminder is sent to librarians, former entrants and Model School Committee members about the festival as a way to encourage participation.
January - Posters and entry forms are sent to school libraries
April - Deadline for entries (usually the first Friday in April)
May - Festival exhibition and award ceremony (usually the second Wednesday in May)

Official Dates for the 2017 - 2018 Media Festival
Entry Deadline TBA
Festival Event (exhibition and award ceremony) - TBA
Location - BOCES Chenango Campus, 6678 County Road 32 (East River Road) Norwich, NY

Throughout the year, BOCES Instructional Support Services conducts a series of professional development workshops for teachers and staff who are interested in integrating multi-media projects into their teaching activities. Information on these workshops can be found on the My Learning Plan web site, where teachers can also enroll in these workshops.

Here is a quick list of multi-media related workshops scheduled for the fall/winter of 2017

Nov. 14 - Getting Started with an Hour of Code
Nov. 15 - Wednesday Webinar - Q&A about Trimble Sketchup 3D software
Nov. 16 - Digital Storytelling
Nov. 28 - Google Earth
Nov. 30 - iBooks Author
Dec. 5 - Microsoft Sway
Dec. 6 - Wednesday Webinar - Q&A about Digital Cameras
Dec. 7 - Google Sites

The DCMO BOCES Instructional Support Services division is responsible for coordinating the annual media festival and we hope you will help us spread the word in your school district. If you have questions, comments or suggestions regarding the media festival, they can be addressed to;

Use the "ENTERING THE FESTIVAL" link at the top of this page to get more information on how students can enter their projects in the Media Festival. You can download a PDF file of the entry form or enter online!