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
New York State Board of Regents Standards
State education department commissioner’s regulation
interpretations and clarifications
Management and planning
Reorganization and mergers