District Superintendent Message

district superintendent perry dewey
      I would like to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Perry Dewey III, and I am the DCMO BOCES District Superintendent.  
      In 2006 I received my certification from the New York State Education Department in School District Administration.  I earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Professional Studies Agriculture Technology in Education from Empire State College and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from St. Bonaventure University.   I served my community as Superintendent of Madison Central School for many years.  My strategic planning experience comes from my years of working at Cornell University developing curriculum and course materials as well as performing student teacher field visits and evaluations.  I joined the DCMO BOCES family in the fall of 2017.

       The 2018-2021 DCMO BOCES Strategic Plan is our guiding document.  With the input and involvement of many partners, we outlined as many opportunities possible to support our students, school leadership, educators, and our staff.  This is a living document that expands and grows each year.  Everyone has an important role to play in our plan to guide all our students to success.  Your feedback, comments, and suggestions are my best resource to gain a deep understanding of our issues and most importantly - our opportunities.  

Please feel free to drop me a line; I value your input.   


Perry Dewey, III
District Superintendent

Role of a BOCES District Superintendent


A district superintendent is the chief executive officer of an individual BOCES. The district superintendent is responsible for both the BOCES and its component districts. A district superintendent also serves as the commissioner of education’s representative to the region.

District superintendents can provide:

Liaison Services

The district superintendent facilitates communications between the New York State Education Department and local districts, as well as other public and private agencies.

Superintendent Searches

Upon request, the district superintendent may assist component school districts in their selection process of a new school superintendent. The district superintendent at the BOCES may serve as a consultant for recruitment, screening and evaluation of candidates.

Consultant Services

Drawing from various resources, the district superintendent is available to consult with school districts on a variety of educational topics including:

Board-administration relationships

New York State Board of Regents Standards

State education department commissioner’s regulation interpretations and clarifications

Management and planning

School boundaries

Reorganization and mergers

Mission, Vision & Core Beliefs


Deliver high-quality educational programs and services that are diverse, innovative, and cost-effective

Propel regional growth as a premier provider of educational services

Core Beliefs 

All individuals can learn and grow.

Students are at the center of our decision-making.

We act with honesty and integrity.

A safe and engaging environment is essential to learning.

We treat everyone with dignity and respect.

Creative thinking moves our organization forward.

We demonstrate a strong work ethic and are accountable for our actions.

Effective, transparent communication is essential to success.

We embrace collaboration and shared decision-making.

Administrative Documents

2022 Organizational Chart

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