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Directions to Bush Campus Building #1
Conference Rooms A and B
Elmira

Turn at the Philo Road red light, and take a right on Campus Drive, then the first left towards Bldg #1. Park in the parking area to your immediate right (if you need additional parking, there is some at the north end of the building). You will enter the canopy doors, half way down the building. As you come in to the building, take a left and go down the hall. Conference room doors will be on your right.

Map

map to Building #11

Driving Directions

From the North: Stay on Route 14 from Watkins Glen to the third light past the Horseheads Holiday Inn. Turn right onto Philo Road for Bush Campus. Turn right to enter Bush Campus and then take your first left for Building #1. Enter under the main entrance canopy.

From the South: Follow signs for Route 14 North through Elmira and Elmira Heights. Once on the four-lane, enter the center lane and turn left at the first stop light at (Philo Road South). Turn right to enter Bush Campus and then take your first left for Building #1. Enter under the main entrance canopy.

From the West: From Route 86, take exit 52B and turn right onto Route 14 South. Proceed to the third light past the Horseheads Holiday Inn. Turn right onto Philo Road for Bush Campus. Turn right to enter Bush Campus and then take your first left for Building #1. Enter under the main entrance canopy.

From the Northeast: Stay on Route 13 South from Ithaca to Route 17/86W (see EAST directions below).

From the East: From Route 86, take exit 52B and turn right onto Route 14 South. Proceed to the third light past the Horseheads Holiday Inn. Turn right onto Philo Road for Bush Campus. Turn right to enter Bush Campus and then take your first left for Building #1. Enter under the main entrance canopy.

Building #11 has ample parking spaces all around the building.

Directions to Coopers Plains Campus Building #8
Distance Learning Room

Map

map to Building #11

Driving Directions

Directions from Interstate 86 - Southern Tier Expressway:

From Eastbound Lane On I-86: Take Exit 42 Coopers Plains. At the top of the exit ramp, turn left onto Meads Creek Road / County Route 26. Then travel north for .6 miles. Turn right at first intersection onto Scott Road. The Administration and Campus Office Building #8 is at the top of the hill.

From Westbound Lane On I-86: Take the Exit 42 Coopers Plains. At the top of the exit ramp, turn right onto Meads Creek Road / County Route 26. Then travel north for .6 miles. Turn right at first intersection onto Scott Road. The Administration and Campus Office Building #8 is at the top of the hill.

Directions to Wildwood Campus Building #1
Large Conference Room
Hornell

Driving Directions

Directions from Interstate 86 - Southern Tier Expressway: On I-86, take the exit 34 S onto NY-36 South toward Hornell. Then travel south .7 miles. Turn right at first intersection onto CR-66 Webbs Crossing Road (Days Inn Motel is on the right corner). Then travel west .3 miles. Take first left onto CR-65 North Main Street Extension (Methodist Church is on the left corner). Then travel south 2 miles. Take sharp right onto Bald Hill Road (up a steep incline). The campus is at the top of the hill.

At the top of the hill: Administration Building #1 is on the left - Campus Office is Building #3 on the right.

Directions to Notre Dame High School
Second Floor Library
Elmira, NY

map to Notre Dame

Driving Directions

Directions from Interstate 86 - Southern Tier Expressway:

On I-86, Merge onto I-86 E/NY-17 E/Southern Tier Expy E. Take the NY-352 exit, EXIT 56, toward Elmira/Jerusalem Hill. Keep right to take the Church St ramp. Merge onto E Church St/NY-352. Turn left onto Madison Ave/NY-352. Continue to follow Madison Ave. (Madison Ave is just past DeWitt Ave) After you cross the river, Madison Ave becomes Sly St. Turn left onto Maple Ave. Pass through 2 roundabouts.

Notre Dame High School, 1400 MAPLE AVE is on the right.

For questions regarding this training, please phone or email Betty DeNardo, Teacher Certification Coordinator, 607/739-3581 x2215 or bdenardo@gstboces.org