Dr. Jason Andrews Elected as President of the New York State Council of School Superintendents

July 6, 2023 

Congratulations to Windsor Central School District superintendent Jason Andrews, Ed.D. who has been elected as the NYSCOSS President. Dr. Andrews, the 2019 New York State Superintendent of the Year, has held several roles, including superintendent of the Windsor CSD since 2005, in a 30-year career in education. 

“It is an honor to serve as president of this organization that is dedicated to sustaining this generation of school leaders, and developing the next,” said Dr. Andrews. “I look forward to working with my fellow superintendents to promote the education of all children of New York State through advocacy and leadership.”

As Windsor CSD superintendent, Dr. Andrews has overseen an impressive rise in student achievement by focusing on systemic implementation of Professional Learning Communities as the vehicle to ensure student learning and a culture of continuous improvement. 

Dr. Andrews is also the Co-Director of SUNY Oswego's Superintendent’s Development Program, an Executive Coach for LEAF, Inc., on the Governing Board of the American Association of School Administrators (AASA), the Board of LEAF, Inc., the NYS Education Commissioner's Advisory Council, the National Center for Educational Research and Technology National Board and is a charter member of the Institute for Innovation. 

He also serves on numerous community boards and committees with a particular emphasis on issues related to workforce development and poverty.

“I have known Dr. Andrews for many years in many capacities and have always appreciated his hard work and dedication to his community of Windsor. I have no doubt as president of NYSCOSS he will put the same effort forward to promote the superintendency in New York. We need more school leaders to look at the superintendency as a career option and Jason Andrews is a wonderful role model for anyone aspiring to the position,” said Charles S. Dedrick, Ed.D., Executive Director of NYSCOSS.

As President of NYSCOSS, Dr. Andrews will lead a diverse and dynamic organization comprising superintendents from across New York State. His strategic vision and collaborative approach will be instrumental in promoting effective educational policies and ensuring the highest quality of education for all students in the state.

“We have worked hard in Windsor to create a culture of inquiry, creativity, and innovation to continuously improve. Our district believes that high performance requires a culture of collaboration and empowerment. I look forward to using that culture to promote the superintendency and advocate for all children in New York State,” said Dr. Andrews. 

Dr. Andrews also serves on the Board of Trustees for SUNY Broome Community College and is the Past Chair of the Binghamton University Forum. He also facilitates Board of Education Strategic Planning Sessions and retreats for the NYS School Boards Association and Erie 2 BOCES.

Dr. Andrews’ term runs from July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024. 

You can hear from Dr. Andrews next at our opening keynote at the 2023 Fall Leadership Summit: The Audacity to Lead for All  on Sunday, October 1, 2023 in Saratoga Springs, NY.