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:
The district superintendent facilitates communications between the New York State Education Department and local districts, as well as other public and private agencies.
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.
Drawing from various resources, the district superintendent is available to consult with school districts on a variety of educational topics including:
New York State Board of Regents Standards
State education department commissioner’s regulation interpretations and clarifications
Management and planning
Reorganization and mergers
View district superintendent contact list.