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Events

Events
December 8

New Superintendents December Virtual Workshop

Join us for a virtual workshop for new superintendents discussing best practices in budget presentations and long-range financial planning and learn about the latest legislative updates and hone your district advocacy strategies.
December 9 - 10, 2021

Women's Initiative

During this Women's Initiative, we will be discussing gender equity, leadership, building your network, self-care and work-life balance. You will hear from women leaders about their leadership paths including Marie Wiles, Superintendent, Guilderland CSD; Kelly Houck, District Superintendent, GST BOCES; Kristine Orr, Superintendent, South Glens Falls and Jazz Conboy, General Counsel of NYSCOSS. This will be an opportunity for an interactive discussion with leaders from around the state and a great opportunity to make meaningful connections and grow your network.
January 21

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. There is no cost to participate but registration is required.
January 26

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 experences.
February 16

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 experences.
April 8

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. There is no cost to participate but registration is required.

2022 Winter Institute:
  Creating A Culture of Innovation and Imagination

Albany Capital Center
Albany, NY 

March 6-8, 2022

Keynote Speaker Dan Cockerell, a 26-Year Disney Veteran, who was Vice President of Magic Kingdom,
will share his insights on exceptional leadership and how to build a strong culture for your school teams. 

Access Call for Proposal here. Deadline for submission is December 13, 2021. Registration and housing details coming soon!