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Opportuni-Tee Golf Tournament Takes To The Greens on June 6th

Join us on Friday, June 6th for the Opportuni-Tee Golf Tournament at the Cobleskill Golf & Country Club. Registration begins at 10:30 with lunch to follow after. The event kicks off with a shot gun start  at 12:30 p.m and concludes with hors d'oeuvres and awards at 5:00 p.m. For more information on sponsorship and registration, please contact Peggy Himes at (518) 295-8130, ext. 218 or download the registration form  here.

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The Opportuni-Tee Golf Tournament is presented by Fenimore Asset Management, Jaeger & Flynn Associates, SECFU Insurance Agency and Sterling Insurance.

Legacy of Love Gala A Success

The Schoharie County ARC hosted the 18th Annual 'Legacy of Love' Gala on Saturday, April 5th. 

 A special thank you to Lydia Kulbida, WTEN News, Doug Cater and Patrick del Rosario for helping make the event such a success.

The event would not be possible with the support of our presenting sponsors:Fenimore Asset Management, Jaeger & Flynn Associates, and SEFCU Insurance Agency, and the many contributions from several individuals and area businesses who contributed event sponsorship and to the Live and Silent Auctions.

Also, the Legacy of Love Planning committee wishes to extend their heartfelt appreciation to the Board of Directors, the Foundation Board of Directors, ARC associates and other people who volunteered their time and talents.


Schoharie Central School Partners with Schoharie County ARC-

Learning Positive Approaches to Challenging Behaviors


The Schoharie Central School District Special Eduction Department took part in 'Creating Opportunities for Positive Relations' training at the Schoharie County ARC campus. Schoharie County ARC adopted this training as part of their regular New Hire Orientation several years ago. It is the basic foundation of philosophical views of supporting and educating people served by the organization.

Commonly referred to as COPR, 'Creativing Opportunities for Positive Relations' training is provided by Schoharie County ARC Executive Director, Tony Alvarez, and ARC Administrators Terry Tetlak, Lauren Milavec and Linda Isles and focuses on positive means of dealing with challenging behaviors and includes an in-depth discussion on the ARC's approach to successfully educating people with developmental disabilities.  A strong emphasis is placed on breaking down tasks and using positive reinforcement as the key to effective communication and educational success.

Aligning the teaching philosophies of both the ARC and Schoharie Central School enables the entities to provide continuity in educational supports. Currently, Schoharie County ARC provides transitional educational services (Student Transitional Education Program commonly referred to as S.T.E.P.) to Schoharie Central School students served by the Special Education Department.