2024 New York State Superintendent of the Year

Bellmore Superintendent Dr. Joseph Famularo celebrated as 2024 New York State School Superintendent of the Year at the NYSCOSS Winter Institute.

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.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Events
June 30 - July 2, 2024

2024 Summer Retreat

The Council's 2024 Summer Retreat. The Executive Committee, House of Delegate Members, Active Past Presidents, LEAF, Inc. Board of Directors, and Committee Chairs are invited to participate. If you are not a member of the listed leadership groups, your registration will not be accepted.
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.
August 5 - 6, 2024

New Superintendents Orientation

Join us for the New Superintendents Orientation August 5-6, 2024. Topics covered will include: - A Year in the Life of a Superintendent - Leadership Coaching - Evaluations & Working with Your BOE - Budget 101 - NYSED Overview & Resources / Meeting with Commissioner of Education
August 11 - 13, 2024

Diversity Symposium of Thought Leaders

Join us in Ithaca, NY for our annual Diversity Symposium of Thought Leaders: Cultivating Excellence and Equity for an energizing and meaningful two days where school district leaders from around New York and the country will convene to hear from internationally renowned keynote speakers and engage in collaborative discussions on equity, belonging and inclusion.
September 10 - April 1, 2025

Resilient Leadership Institute

Join us for a transformative four-session virtual webinar series designed exclusively for school superintendents seeking to elevate their leadership skills and cultivate resilience in today's challenging educational landscape. Over the course of one year, participants will embark on a holistic journey of self-discovery, mindfulness, and skill-building tailored to enhance their performance and well-being.
September 22 - 24, 2024

2024 Fall Leadership Summit

We're excited to announce our next event Public Education: The Pathway to Everywhere where we will celebrate the idea that a high-quality public education is the key to any pathway a child chooses for their life happening September 22-24, 2024, in Saratoga Springs, NY.



Join Keynote Speaker Richard Coraine, Founding Partner at Union Square Hospitality Group, and co-founder of the Hospitality Quotient, a leadership development practice, helping countless organizations unlock the transformative power of “Enlighted Hospitality.”



Don't miss our on learning about "out behaving" competition, "truffle hunting" employees, and "reenrolling into your schools" to create pathways for your kids. 

December 5 - 6, 2024

New Superintendents Institute

Join us for the December New Superintendents Institute.
January 8, 2025

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.
February 5, 2025

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.
May 7, 2025

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.

Important Dates to Remember

Find out what’s due when and get resources to help you succeed.
Jun
18
2024
todayRe-vote Date
Statewide School District Budget Re-votes, If Sought
Jun
28
2024
todayNominations Due
Distinguished Service Award Nominations
Nominate a retired life member for the 2024 award.
Learn how here
Jun
28
2024
todayNominations Due
2024 Raymond R. Delaney Annual Memorial Scholarship Nomination
Nominate a member for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.  
Jul
26
2024
todayApplications Due
2024 Raymond R. Delaney Memorial Scholarship 
Apply for the scholarship today!
Learn how here.   
Oct
14
2024
todayFinal Application Due
NYS Superintendent of the Year Application Due
Final application due for 2024-25 award process. 
Learn about process and next steps here.  
Jan
03
2025
todayNominations Due
2025 Past Presidents' Scholarship Nominations
Nominate an educator 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
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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Explore the benefits of membership by joining or becoming a partner.

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.
Ask an expert

Should I Become a Strategic Partner?

March 26, 2024

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.

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2024 Fall Leadership Summit

Public Education: The Pathway to Everywhere

Saratoga Hilton and Saratoga Springs City Center
Saratoga Springs, NY 

September 22-24, 2024

Attendee registration is now open.
See deidre@nyscoss.org for Strategic Partner registration.
Publications

Councilgram: Connecting the School Leadership Community

Featured in This Issue

  • 2024 Fall Leadership Summit Registration
  • 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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