Coaches Workshop Registration

OCTOBER 27-28, 2017

The annual New York State Science Olympiad (NYSSO) Coaches Workshop is an excellent opportunity for grades 6-12 teachers, coaches, event supervisors, and administrators to get the most up-to-date information and in-depth coverage of the 50 B and C Division events. Also, learn how to build a team and gain support for your science program.


We have an excellent new site at the IBM Learning Center at 20 Old Post Road Armonk, NY. Please visit to view the Learning Center and its facilities. Please read the IBM Terms Rules of Use for using the Learning Center.


The IBM Learning Center has two levels, with four (4) meeting rooms on one level and three (3) meeting room on the other. Each meeting room will be set up to accommodate 34 participants. The podium in each meeting rooms is equipped with a microphone, light control and a power point connection. Each level has, outside the meeting room areas, a general area where snacks and beverages will be available from 7:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M

The sign up forms will be posted shortly. There are two from which you may choose the one that best meets your needs. They are:

  1. The complete meal plan, called the CMP plan.
  2. The daily meal plan, called the DMP plan.

Everyone attending must pay a workshop registration fee of $150.00 and a Learning Center fee of $85.00. There may be addition charges, depending on your choice of CMP plan or DMP plan. These are explained below.

The CMP is the complete meal plan. This plan includes housing for one night, access to the facility and dinner on Friday and Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday.  Transportation to and from the housing site is provided. Persons selecting the CMP will pay:

  • The Learning Center Fee of $254.00 ($85.00 is included)
  • Plus the workshop fee, $150.
  • Total of $404.00

Housing at the Learning Center is very good, but the rooms are not large. Each room has one Queen sized bed, a desk and chair. However the room is designed for one person.  A married couple could occupy it snugly.

Those persons registering as a DMP, daily meal package, have two options. The regular DMP and the enhanced DMP these are explained below. Both DMP plan provides access to the facility on both Friday afternoon, Friday evening and access all day Saturday.

Option One

Option one is the standard DMP plan that gives you access to the facility on Friday evening and all day Saturday.  Lunch on Saturday is included in the plan.

This plan cost is $85.00 (Saturday Lunch plus the IBM fee), plus the Science Olympiad workshop fee $150.00, with a total of $235.00.

Option Two

Option two includes dinner on Friday and breakfast Saturday morning, and lunch of Saturday are included in the plan.

This plan cost is $127.00 (3 meals and IBM fee) Plus the Science Olympiad workshop fee of $150.o, giving a total of $277.00

The check must include both the IBM Fee and the Workshop Fee and made payable to the New York State Science Olympiad. Send both the registration form and the check to the address listed below. If both the registration form and the check are not sent in the same envelope the incomplete registration will be returned to the sender and the school will not be registered.

Send you registration form and check in one envelope to:

New York State Science Olympiad

12473 Clinton Street

Alden, New York 14004

If you have questions about registration contact Mrs. Katherine Toy at 716 937 7621.

If you have questions about the workshop or the IBM facility, contact Mr. Harold Miller at 914 328 4709