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Referral / Intake Process

Initiating A Request To request placement in an Erie 1 BOCES Alternative Education program, you must speak to your student's school counselor from your home school district.

Intake Process
Once it is confirmed that your student will be attending an Erie 1 BOCES Alternative Education program, you will be scheduled for an intake meeting.  At this meeting you, your child, and any other family / school members will meet with an administrator and counselor from Northtowns.  A tour of the building will also be conducted at this time.  During your intake we will discuss:


  • Parent and student expectations of the school program
  • School program expectations of the parent and student
  • Student academic and discipline records
  • Erie 1 BOCES policies, including:
    • Code Of Conduct
    • Attendance Policy
    • Dress Code
    • Student Handbook
Referral Forms
Alternative Learning Program

Long Term Suspension