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Capital Region BOCES seeks candidates for District Superintendent  


Qualified candidates should submit the following materials:

  • A formal letter of interest
  • A completed application form
  • Complete personal resume
  • Copies of administrative certification(s)
Materials should be sent to:

District Superintendent
Search Committee
Capital Region BOCES
900 Watervliet-Shaker Road
Albany, New York 12205


Phone: 518-862-4901
Fax: 518-862-4903

Application deadline is March 15, 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 1 or as soon as possible.


Capital Region BOCES is seeking applicants for the position of District Superintendent. This position is designed to serve both the Capital Region Board of Cooperative Educational Services' Board of Education and to act as the official regional representative for the New York State Commissioner of Education. The District Superintendent will join current Chief Executive Officer
John Yagielski to form the executive leadership team for Capital Region BOCES.

District Superintendent Search Brochure (.pdf file)

District Superintendent Application (.pdf file)


The Capital Region BOCES is seeking a candidate holding a School District Leader (SDL) certificate who possesses the following qualifications:


Well versed in New York State's Pre K-12 Educational systems, including educational requirements, standards and assessments, general legal requirements and State Education Commissioner regulations.

Instructional Leadership

A keen understanding of educational excellence, pedagogy, and current research, and the experience and foresight to understand how decisions affect students, teachers and learning.


Understands, appreciates and is sensitive to the very different conditions and particular needs of the full range of school districts (urban, rural, suburban — poor to wealthy).

Excellent Communicator

The ability to seek input from others, listen intently, communicate well, connect with people individually and in groups, and foster the exchange of ideas.


The willingness and ability to work in partnership with the NY State Education Department, the Capital Region
BOCES Board of Education and staff, the officials and staff of all component school districts in decisions and processes, to build
consensus and to follow through on decisions and commitments.


Possess and demonstrate honesty, good judgment, high moral standards and respectful and caring demeanor, so that others will know that their effects, ideas, work products and perspectives are valued and essential to the healthy functioning of the BOCES.

Among the duties of the District Superintendent:

  • Working with the NYS Education Department to provide support for mission-critical statewide school improvement initiatives.
  • Facilitating communication between our component districts and the state for implementation of meaningful changes designed
    to help meet the evolving educational needs of students.
  • Monitoring and administering statewide grants.
  • Interacting with the Regional Information Center to help support their role in statewide student data leadership.
  • Working collaboratively with the Chief Executive Officer to provide forward-thinking strategic leadership for Capital
    Region BOCES.


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