Dr. David Hamilton, an accomplished educator and school administrator, has joined the DCMO BOCES team as Assistant Superintendent for Instructional Services.
He holds a doctorate in educational leadership from the University of Rochester, a master’s in educational leadership and administration from Canisius College, a master’s in music education from Eastman School of Music at the University of Rochester, and a bachelor’s in music theory-composition from Ithaca College. He lives in Ithaca with his wife Kelley, a Music Professor at Cortland, and their two amazing sons Colin and Foster.
Dr. Hamilton began his career as a band and general music teacher in the Hilton Central School District outside of Rochester. For over two decades in administration, he has served as an Elementary Assistant Principal, Jr. High School Principal, Director of Data and Technology, Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and most recently as School Superintendent in Tioga Central School.
Dr. Hamilton shared the following comments regarding his new journey at DCMO BOCES, “I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the BOCES team and help support our region! This position feels like the perfect fit for my interests and experience. Throughout my career as an educator, I have always been dedicated to working with others in the areas of curriculum, instruction, professional development, and innovative student programs.”
Among the many roles Dr. Hamilton will play, he values most the opportunity to connect with our team and learn more about our component schools. “Over the next few months, I will be going on a ‘listening tour’ of the BOCES and all of the districts to find out more about the amazing educators and programs in our region. I look forward to meeting you and becoming part of the DCMO Community.”