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Albany Times Union Top Workplaces 2013

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About Questar III BOCES

Questar III provides more than 275 instructional and administrative services to 23 school districts in Rensselaer, Columbia and Greene counties. It also provides statewide services to more than 640 districts and all 37 BOCES in New York. Questar III provides innovative learning programs to students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, from pre-kindergarten to adult education. Career and technical education (CTE) programs ranging from aviation to scientific research allow students to explore a variety of careers and develop specialized skills through hands-on learning and integrated academics.

A decades-long leader in special education, Questar III provides an array of services for students with disabilities according to their individual academic capabilities and needs. Questar III provides alternative education, enrichment programs and summer school as well as literacy and employment training for adults. The organization also delivers a wide range of cost-effective services including school improvement, communications and substitute teacher coordination. It also offers several statewide services in state aid and financial planning, GASB45 and internal audit.

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What employees say

“I enjoy working with professionals and sharing my trade experience with the students.”
“I feel respected, and appreciated by Questar and most of the schools.”
“I mold the minds of the future work force. And, I love to work with kids.”
“They talk openly about what's happening with Questar.”
“I feel that I am appreciated, listened to and valued. I am compensated well for the work I do and regarded as a professional. ”
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