BOCES welcomes new principal Jonah Schenker

Alternative education is nothing new to Jonah Schenker, the new principal of the Ulster BOCES Center for Alternative Education (CAE) in Port Ewen. The New Paltz resident, who served as the center’s assistant principal last year, spent five years working at a non-traditional high school in New York City.

“I was part of a team of teachers and administrators who created an alternative school in Brooklyn,” he recalls. “We served a student population that was similar to this school’s—over-aged, under-credited, at-risk youth.”

Schenker subsequently taught art for three years at Dover Union Free . . .

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