NYSCOSS Easier to Read School Aid Run 2024

Our version of an easier to read School Aid run. The spreadsheet will produce four reports for any district.

Statement on Governor Hochul's Proposed 2024-25 State Budget

Read the New York State Council of School Superintendents' Statement on Governor Hochul's 2024-25 State Budget.

NYSCOSS Staff Member Named to 2023 Power Player In Education List

Congratulations to LEAF, Inc. Director Vren Banks who was name to 2023 Power Player in Education List by Politics NY this October.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Events
February 9 - May 10, 2024

Take Time To Take Care of Yourself

A Personal Wellness Program with NYSCOSS/LEAF & Equitable Advisors. The superintendent position requires you to juggle many different things all at once. Unfortunately, taking care of everyone else can come at a price, as many superintendents neglect their own personal well-being.
March 3 - 5, 2024

2024 Winter Institute

Cultivating a Culture for Excellence for ALL Students
March 3, 2024

New Superintendents Institute Winter Session

All new superintendents or superintendents new to New York State are invited to join their colleagues for an informative session on the superintendent's role in culturally inclusive and proficient leadership and how to deal with the media effectively.
March 3, 2024

Early Career Superintendents Institute Winter Session

Superintendents in their first 2-5 years of their leadership roles are invited to join their colleagues for this in-depth session legal hot topics featuring Kris Lanchantin, Partner, Girvin and Ferlazzo and to discuss the use of analytics and data in effective and information school district leadership.
March 11, 2024

Transforming the Interview Process

Transforming the Interview Process with the Power of Thinking Maps.
April 11, 2024

New Superintendents Coffee & Conversation

Join us for a brief check in with new superintendents from around the state to discuss issues on your mind or share ideas with colleagues and NYSCOSS. Veteran superintendents will be on hand to share guidance and experiences.
April 19, 2024

Cabinet Coffee & Conversation

Join your colleagues for a casual group discussion to share common issues and best practices. These sessions will be facilitated by Cabinet Committee members around topics chosen by participants and will be an opportunity to check in with colleagues from around the state.
April 29, 2024

Aspiring Superintendents Workshop

This workshop, facilitated by regional superintendents, is designed to provide educational leaders who are considering a future Superintendency with an overview of the knowledge, skills, attitudes and understandings necessary to be successful in these key leadership positions.
May 1 - 2, 2024

Cabinet and Women's Initiative Summits

Through a partnership with NYSCOSS, LEAF, Inc., and Washington-Saratoga-Warren-Hamilton-Essex BOCES, we are pleased to once again offer the Cabinet and Women's Initiative Summits in Saratoga Springs. Join us for a combined event to bring together cabinet level school leaders, superintendents, and women in leadership to discuss critical topics and share best practices. The Cabinet Leadership Summit will highlight the importance of Leveraging the Strengths of Effective Superintendent/Cabinet Teams.
May 7, 2024

Aspiring Superintendents Workshop

In partnership with Erie 2 BOCES, this one-day workshop will discuss the hiring process, leading with authenticity and intentionality, the superintendent and school board relationship, roundtables with experienced superintendents and what to consider when pursuing a superintendency.
May 16, 2024

New Superintendents Coffee & Conversation

Join us for a brief check in with new superintendents from around the state to discuss issues on your mind or share ideas with colleagues and NYSCOSS. Veteran superintendents will be on hand to share guidance and experiences.
June 3, 2024

Aspiring Superintendent Pathways Program

This workshop, facilitated by regional superintendents, is designed to provide educational leaders who are considering a future Superintendency with an overview of the knowledge, skills, attitudes and understandings necessary to be successful in these key leadership positions.
July 25 - 26, 2024

Women's Initiative: Buffalo

In collaboration with Erie 2-Chautauqua-Cattaraugus BOCES, the New York State Council of School Superintendents and the Leadership for Educational Achievement Foundation, we are delighted to present The Council's Women's Initiative in Buffalo, NY.

Important Dates to Remember

Find out what’s due when and get resources to help you succeed.
Mar
31
2024
Enacted Budget Deadline
Deadline for 2024-25 state budget.
Budget details here.
Jun
28
2024
todayNominations Due
2024 Raymond R. Delaney Annual Memorial Scholarship Nomination
Nominate a member for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.  
Jun
28
2024
todayNominations Due
Distinguished Service Award Nominations
Nominate a retired life member for the 2024 award.
Learn how here
Jul
26
2024
todayApplications Due
2024 Raymond R. Delaney Memorial Scholarship 
Apply for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.   
Jan
03
2025
todayNominations Due
2024 Past Presidents' Scholarship Nominations
Nominate a member for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.  
Jan
03
2025
todayNominations Due
2025 Dr. Mary Barter Scholarship Nominations
Nominate a member for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.  
Jan
03
2025
todayNominations Due
2025 Past Presidents' Scholarship Nominations
Nominate an educator for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.  
Jan
10
2025
todayNominations Due
2025 Friend of The Council Nominations
Nominate a non-member for Friend of The Council.
Learn how here.  
Jan
10
2025
todayNominations Due
2025 Appreciation Award Nominations
Nominate a member for the Appreciation Award.
Learn how here.  
Jan
17
2025
todayApplications Due
2025 Dr. Mary Barter Scholarship 
Apply for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.  
Jan
17
2025
todayApplications Due
2025 Past Presidents' Scholarship 
Apply for the scholarship today!
Learn how here. 

For New Superintendents

We offer tailored support so the transition to the superintendency is successful:

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Member Spotlight

NYSCOSS President Dr. Jason A. Andrews

Superintendent, Windsor Central School District

Advocacy

We exist for one reason only - to help our members succeed on behalf of the children and communities they serve. One way we pursue that goal is through advocacy - for, with, and by our members.

View resources to help advocate for your school district and community.
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Should I Become a Strategic Partner?

April 12, 2023

The NYSCOSS Strategic Partnership program provides opportunities for companies, associations and organizations to connect with school district leaders from all over New York State while simultaneously providing a separate revenue stream from dues to fund legal services and professional development. To learn more, connect with Deidre Hungerford, Associate Director for Business Development, at deidre@nyscoss.org or call 518.694.4885.

New Videos

Presidential Remarks by Jason Andrews at 2023 Fall Leadership Summit
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Announcement - Joe Famularo Named as 2024 NYS Superintendent of the Year
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Run Time: 7:39 Min
Kevin McGowan's Remarks as 2023 NYS Superintendent of the Year
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Run Time: 2:54 Min

2024 Winter Institute & Lobby Day

Cultivating a Culture of Excellence for All Students

Albany Capital Center
Albany, NY 

March 3-5, 2024

Register for the 2024 Winter Institute & Lobby Day!
For more information including an agenda, review our event website here.
Publications

Councilgram: Connecting the School Leadership Community

Featured in This Issue

  • 2024 Winter Institute & Lobby Day
  • Member News & Views
  • Fresh Perspectives From Our Partners

Job Board

  • Superintendent of Schools

    Ardsley UFSD
    Ardsley, NY

  • Superintendent of Schools       

    East Ramapo CSD
    Spring Valley, NY

  • Superintendent of Schools

    Churchville-Chili CSD
    Churchville, NY

Thank You to Our Strategic Partners


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