Providing professional support services to Superintendents of School, school administrators,
Boards of Education, and school district officials in New York State

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Superintendent Preparation Programs
Cycles of Success Programs
Information Services
        

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Providing professional information, workshops, conferences, programs, and support services to Superintendents of School, school administrators, Boards of Education, and school district officials in New York State


          Superintendent Preparation Programs > > > HERE
    
Readiness for the Superintendency in New York State - WEBINAR
     Two hour webinar - See dates listed below

       For new or experienced school administrators interested in
        an understanding of what it takes to prepare for the superintendency

Applying for the Superintendency in New York State - WEBINAR
     Two hour webinar - See dates listed below
      For experienced school administrators applying or preparing to apply for the superintendency
Transition to Superintendency Program (TSP)
- 32 CPE Credit
     Four full days (two days + two days), one statewide location
         Cohort 11 -
Summer 2015 - Syracuse, NY
         Wednesdays and Thursdays - July 15 & 16, and August 5 & 6, 2015

NYS Superintendent Development Program (SDP) - 125 CPE Credits

    New statewide cohort starts each January - teams around New York State
Future Superintendents Academy (NYSCOSS & Capital Region BOCES)
   
Application deadline May, new cohort starts each July - Albany
    
 Weather Cancellation Notice - Program and workshops are seldom cancelled. 
If the site is open the program or workshop will take place as scheduled.


           Fall 2014 Workshops   >>> Workshop/Conference Calendar 
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Applying for the Superintendency in New York State - WEBINAR
   Two
-hour webinar - 4:00 to 6:00 PM
   Wednesday, December 3, 2014
      For experienced school administrators applying or preparing to apply for the superintendency

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Claims Auditor Conferences (Strand A) - 7.0 CPE Credits
    The annual conference
for Claims Auditors and Deputy Claims Auditors
     
Full day training - four statewide locations
     Required for Claims Auditor Certificate of Completion
         Long Island (Melville) - Wednesday - October 22, 2014
         Albany - Thursday - October 23, 2014

         Syracuse - Wednesday - November 12, 2014

         Buffalo - Thursday - November 13, 2014

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Fiscal Navigation for Superintendents - 15 CPE Credits

      Three full days of fiscal training at each location - 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
         Albany - Tuesdays - Oct 28, Nov 18, and Dec 9, 2014  
         Syracuse - Wednesdays - Oct 29, Nov 19, and Dec 10, 2014

         Batavia - Thursdays - Oct 30, Nov 20, and Dec 11, 2014
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Introduction to Student Extraclassroom Activity Funds - 3 CPE Credits
      The foundation workshop
      Required for Provisional and Permanent 'Certification of
Proficiency'
       Half-day training - Morning - 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
         Lower Hudson Valley - Montgomery, NY
, Friday, October 17, 2014
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Readiness for the Superintendency in New York State - WEBINAR
   Two
-hour webinar - 4:00 to 6:00 PM
   Monday, December 1, 2014
          For new or experienced school administrators interested in
          an understanding of how to
prepare for the superintendency
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The School District Negotiator - 6 CPE Credits
      Full-day in three locations - 9:00 AM to 2:30 PM
         Knowledge, strategies and attitudes of negotiations and collective bargaining
        
Albany - Thursday - November 6, 2014

         Syracuse - Friday - November 7, 2014

         Batavia - Monday - November 10, 2014
 


           Winter 2015 Workshops   >>> Workshop/Conference Calendar 
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Advanced Issues for Student Extraclassroom Activity Funds - NEW
      Knowledge, Skills, Values, and Ethics
      Required for Permanent 'Certificate of Proficiency
      Half-day advanced training in five locations - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
         Long Island (East - Riverhead) - Monday - January 12, 2015
         Long Island (West - Melville)
- Tuesday - January 13, 2015
        
Albany - Wednesday - January 14, 2015
         Buffalo - Wednesday - January 21, 2015

         Syracuse - Thursday - January 22, 2015

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Applying for the Superintendency in New York State - WEBINAR
   Two-hour webinar - 4:00 to 6:00 PM
   Thursday, January 8, 2015

      For experienced school administrators applying or preparing to apply for the superintendency

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Readiness for the Superintendency in New York State - WEBINAR
   Two-hour webinar - 4:00 to 6:00 PM
   Tuesday, January
6, 2015
          For new or experienced school administrators interested in
          an understanding of how to
prepare for the superintendency


          
Cycles of Success (CofS) Programs
    
Administrative and Business Management Advisory Services
School District Internal Auditing Alliance (SDIAA) - CPE Credits for CPAs
      School District Claims Auditor Training
      School District Claims Auditors' Conferences

      School District Internal Auditors' Conference


          Information Services  > > > HERE
   
   Claims Auditors' File Cabinet
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   Fiscal Toolbox for NYS School Districts
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   Internal Auditors' File Cabinet
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Preparing for the Superintendency Toolbox
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School District Job Descriptions Bank
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.        Student Extraclassroom Activity Funds Toolbox
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Superintendent Search Consultants in New York State
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   New Superintendents' Toolbox
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New York State School District Auditors RFPs
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The Superintendents' Evaluation Toolbox       

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   The Superintendents' File Cabinet       


James M. Merrins, Ed.D., Executive Program Administrator 
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Jim's Favorites
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Resume - pdf only >>>
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Favorite Business (Marcia Merrins)
Kniti Griti Works >>>
Favorite Foundations

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Mystic Whaler Foundation (MWF)
www.mysticwhalerfoundation.org
Western New York Chamber Orchestra (WNYCO)
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