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New Visions

New Visions Program

New Visions is a one-year career exploration program that provides highly motivated seniors with the opportunity to gain valuable insights into all aspects of health care professions within the health sciences career cluster.

New Visions is the only senior year educational experience that provides a full year of real world career immersion


  • New Visions is a career exploration program. It is not a skills training program.
  • Students with a pre-determined professional goal will be assigned to a variety of careers to experience the interconnectedness between occupations. 
  • New Visions students have the opportunity to shadow professionals. The program is not an internship. Students do not provide services to clients or patients. 
  • There is a required application and acceptance process.

Who Can Apply?
College-bound high school juniors with interest in health careers

Academic Requirements

  • Completion of 3 years of Regents math and Regents science
  • A score of 76 or higher on the ELA Regents exam
  • Preference will be given to students who also score 85 or higher on the Geometry Regents OR 70 or higher on the Algebra 2 Regents

Students have the opportunity to:

  • Network with industry professionals
  • Participate in job shadowing
  • Earn high school and college credits
  • Develop mentoring contacts

Students interested in attending the New Visions Health Professions program are invited to attend an Information Night on February 8, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. at the BOCES 2 Professional Development Center located at 3599 Big Ridge Road in Spencerport. Interested students can complete the online application before the deadline of 12 p.m. on February 16, 2024.

Visit the Monroe 2-Orleans BOCES website for additional information:

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