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Weather Closing Information

Closing Announcement Procedures

The official announcement of closing Erie 1 BOCES facilities will be broadcast on WBEN-AM 930, WKSE-FM 98.5, WTSS 102.5 (STAR 102.5) FM, WIVB TV Channel 4, WKBW TV Channel 7 and WGRZ TV Channel 2.

Individual Closings

A separate announcement will be made for each of the following locations if they are closed:

  • Education Campus
  • Harkness Career & Technical Center
  • Kenton Career & Technical Center
  • Potter Career & Technical Center
  • Walden Workforce Development Site


Unless you specifically hear your program or building announced as closed, you should report to work.

Automatic Closings

The following programs close automatically when the school district in which they are located closes:

  • Northtowns Academy                 Will close when Sweet Home Schools are closed.
  • Erie County Detention Center      Will close when Buffalo Schools are closed.
  • Maryvale Work Readiness          Will close when Maryvale Schools are closed.
  • WSW Elementary                         Will close when West Seneca Schools are closed.   
  • E1B Learning Center                    Will close when West Seneca Schools are closed.        



Special Education Classes

All Special Education classes located in component districts will close when the host district closes.