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Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES District Superintendent Search

The district superintendent serves as the liaison of the New York State Education Department to the nine districts within the Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES region. In this state role, the district superintendent supports the implementation of state education law, the policies of the State Board of Regents, Commissioner’s regulations, and attends to special assignments at the request of the Commissioner. 

Reporting to the Senior Deputy Commissioner of Education, the district superintendent, as the Chief Executive Officer of Tompkins-Seneca-Tioga BOCES, provides leadership to the school districts within the supervisory district. They plan, administer, supervise, and evaluate regional support services and educational programs for the nine component school districts. Additionally, the district superintendent assists in the recruitment and selection of school superintendents when needed. 

The Chief Executive Officer of the Tompkins-Seneca- Tioga BOCES Board of Cooperative Educational Services is accountable to a nine-member board of education. As specified in New York State Education Law, district superintendents of Schools are appointed by the Board of Cooperative Education Services with the approval of the Commissioner of Education. New York State Education Law governs continuing service of the district superintendents. 

Recruitment Timeline:

Application Deadline: March 22, 2024

Stakeholder input using ThoughtExchange: April 5, 2024 - April 22, 2024

District Superintendent Stakeholder ThoughtExchange Link

Anticipated Announcement Date: July, 2024

Anticipated Start Date: No later than September 1, 2024

Important Documents

Superintendent Search Details

Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES District Superintendent Dr. Brian K. Hartwell has been called upon by TST BOCES Board of Education to act as the consultant in the selection of the TST District Superintendent of Schools, in the recruitment, screening, and evaluation of candidates.

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