Sullivan County BOCES (SCB) is seeking an extraordinary, innovative superintendent to lead the BOCES system as it continues its pursuit of excellence. The board is committed to collaboration, equity, growth and innovation. The ideal candidate should have high expectations for all students, the leadership skills to guide the component school districts in preparing their young people for high academic achievement and a proven track record of educational leadership.
The District Superintendent of Schools serves both the State Education Department (SED) and the Board of Cooperative Educational Services. In this capacity, the District Superintendent functions as the chief executive officer of BOCES, supervising the administration of the services provided on behalf of component districts. The District Superintendent is also responsible for providing leadership as the regional representative of the Commissioner of Education.
Sullivan BOCES is located in the southern Catskill region of New York State, only 90 miles from New York City. Sullivan County is known for its natural beauty, outdoor recreation, famous trout streams, open spaces and is home to the Bethel Woods Center for the Arts. With its close proximity to the New York Metropolitan Area, Sullivan County is an ideal location for cultural and economic growth. The County is deeply involved in Sullivan Renaissance (a county-wide beautification program) and offers quaint surroundings, affordable housing, friendly neighborhoods and a great deal of community pride. The County is also within 45 miles of Stewart International Airport and within commuting distances to several community and SUNY Colleges.
The supervisory district serves eight component districts, and also provides cross contract services to districts throughout the state. SC BOCES has 350 employees, an annual operating budget of $30 million, and a nine member elected school board.
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