Herkimer BOCES Home Instruction Services serves multiple school districts. To ensure that your paperwork is properly accounted for and filed, please put the following information on every piece of paperwork that you send in:

  • The school district in which you reside

  • Your child’s name, grade, address, phone number

  • Parents’ or guardian’s name(s), email(s)

  • Type of paperwork: Letter of Intent, IHIP, First Quarterly Report, etc.

It is recommended that you retain copies of all paperwork sent to this office.

Letters of Intent are due on July 1, 2022, or within two weeks of commencing home instruction. Please email or send the letter of intent to:

Dick Young/John Stewart
Home Instruction Coordinators
Herkimer-Fulton-Hamilton-Otsego BOCES
352 Gros Blvd.
Herkimer, NY, 13350


For information about Individualized Home Instruction Plans (IHIPs) and quarterly reports, click on the links to the left.

Year-End Assessments and Standardized Test Results are sent in with the fourth quarterly report or immediately after receiving the test results. School district calendars are available on your home district website. You can also find a contact list of administrators there. If your paperwork will be late, call 315-867-2607 or send an email to