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Events

Events
September 26 - 28, 2021

2021 Fall Leadership Summit

September 26

New Superintendents Institute Fall Session

During this half-day session on September 26, prior to the opening of the Fall Leadership Summit, meet with colleagues to discuss superintendent evaluations and working with your school board during challenging times. New superintendents are also encouraged to attend a breakfast meeting with Commissioner of Education Betty A. Rosa on the morning of Tuesday, September 28th to discuss critical issues for  new superintendents.
September 26

Leveraging Strengths of Effective Supt/Cabinet Teams

Join your colleagues for an interactive session discussing effective superintendent/cabinet team dynamics. Three superintendent/cabinet member teams will share their unique experiences followed by group discussions and networking.
October 13

New Superintendents October Virtual Workshop

Join us for a virtual workshop for new superintendents discussing fiscal leadership and labor relations and negotiations.
November 10

New Superintendents November Virtual Workshop

Join us for a virtual workshop for new superintendents which include updated from the State Education Department (NYSED); hear from a panel of past NYSCOSS presidents on their career experiences; and a discuss culturally proficient leadership.
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.
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.

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!