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The New York State Council of School Superintendents (The Council) is a professional and advocacy organization with over a century of service to school superintendents and assistant superintendents in New York State. The Council provides its more than 800 members with numerous professional development opportunities, publications and personal services, while advocating for public education and the superintendency.

The Council's leadership consists of five officers, a 14-member executive committee, and a 58-member House of Delegates, all of whom are active superintendents of school districts.

Media Contact

Robert N. Lowry, Jr., Deputy Director
for Advocacy Research & Communications

Office:  (518) 449-1063, ext. 237
Direct:  (518) 694-4879

Cell:      (518) 435-5996

Bob Lowry is The Council's principal media contact. Prior to joining the Council in 2002, Bob accumulated nearly 20 years of professional experience, serving as Assistant Secretary for Education and the Arts to Governor Mario Cuomo, principal school aid analyst and negotiator for the Assembly Ways and Means Committee, and Manager of School Finance and Policy Development for New York State United Teachers. 

Bob is regarded as one of the state's leading experts in education finance.