Federal COVID-Relief Funding

Access a collection of resources to help understand the requirements and opportunities attached to the federal assistance coming to most of New York's school districts.

Easy to Read School Aid Run - Plus Details

Access an excel spreadsheet allowing users to create an easier way to read School Aid run for any district passed on the state budget passed by the Legislature this week.

Statement on the 2021-22 State Budget for Education

Read NYS Council of School Superintendents Executive Director Chuck Dedrick's statement on the 2021-22 State Budget for Education.

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June 27 - 29, 2021

2021 Summer Retreat

The Council's 2021 Summer Retreat. The Executive Committee, Committee Chairs, Active Past Presidents and LEAF, Inc. Board of Directors, are invited to participate. If you are not a member of the listed leadership groups, your registration will not be accepted.

Important Dates to Remember

Find out what’s due when and get resources to help you succeed.
todayModified Applications Due
New York State Superintendent of the Year Applications Due
Modified applications due for the 2022 award process. 
Learn about details here.  
todayProposals Due
2021 Fall Leadership Summit Call for Proposal
Submit a proposal to present at our September event.
Learn how here.
todayFinal Application Due
New York State Superintendent of the Year Application Due
Final application due for the 2022 award process. 
Learn about process and next steps here.  
todayNominations Due
2022 Appreciation Award Nominations
Nominate a member for the Appreciation Award
Learn how here.  
todayNominations Due
2022 Friend of The Council Nominations
Nominate a non-member for Friend of The Council.
Learn how here.

For New Superintendents

We offer specific support to new superintendents tailored to making their transition to the superintendency as successful as possible:

Join The Council

Explore the benefits of membership by joining the New York State Council of School Superintendents.

Member Spotlight

Roberto Padilla, Ed.D.

Newburgh Enlarged City School District

Find him in the Online Community

2021 NYS Superintendent of the Year:

Learn why Roberto was selected here.


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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Which Legislators Represent Your School District in 2021?

December 7, 2020

Final races to determine the 2021 membership of the State Senate and Assembly have been resolved. Review our updated crosswalk of school districts and the legislators who represent them.

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2021 Fall Leadership Summit: The Ride of Lifetime

Saratoga Hilton & Saratoga Springs City Center
Saratoga Springs, NY 

September 26-28, 2021

This past year was like a series of waves . . . ever-changing, never-ending, and rippling. Every day educational leaders were the calm in stormy seas.
It is time to celebrate education and the joy of the superintendency. 

Registration now open. See our 2021 Fall Leadership Summit Website and register today!  

Councilgram: Connecting the School Leadership Community

Featured in this Issue:

  • Resurrecting the Promise of Foundation Aid
  • ARPA: Preparing a July 1st Plan that Maximizes Use of Funds for Your District
  • Threat Assessment Strategies for Preventing School Violence

Job Board


  • Superintendent of Schools

    Baldwinsville CSD
    Baldwinsville, NY

  • Deputy Superintendent of Schools       

    Schenectady City School District
    Schenectady, NY

  • Superintendent of Schools

    Stockbridge Valley CSD
    Stockbridge, NY

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