Emergency/Weather-Related Closings for Schools and Offices

  • In the event of an emergency or inclement weather, announcements regarding Eastern Suffolk BOCES closings or delays will be available at the following sources:

    • ESBOCES website (www.esboces.org) and Academy website (www.academyli.org)
    • ESBOCES & Academy Facebook and Twitter accounts (see social media icons in the header of any ESBOCES or Academy webpage)
    • Channel 12 News Long Island
    • ESBOCES telephone line, which can be accessed by calling (631) 244-4002

    For Professional Development, Workshops, and Conferences at an ESBOCES location
    • If ESBOCES is open, all events will proceed as scheduled. 
    • If ESBOCES is closed, all event will be cancelled. 
    • If ESBOCES has a delayed opening, all events will be delayed for the same amount of time. 
      • For example, if there is a 2-hour delayed opening, an event scheduled to start at 8:30 a.m. will begin at 10:30 a.m.
      • There will likely be a shortened and work-through lunch/break period


    Note: If your district is closed or delayed and ESBOCES is not, please follow the procedure for your district (where you work).