District Superintendent

  • Dr. Patricia N. Kilburn
    District Superintendent

    Box 70, Middle Settlement Road
    New Hartford, NY 13413
    FAX 315.793.8541
    The District Superintendent serves as field representative of the Commissioner of Education and as the Executive Officer of BOCES. As the commissioner's representative, the District Superintendent acts as a consultant for individual districts and as a liaison between districts and the State Education Department. Services provided which are related to this role include:
    Selection of Superintendents
    The district superintendent assists component boards of education in recruiting, screening and evaluating candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools.
    The district superintendent facilitates communication between districts and the State Education Department. This activity includes the interpretation and clarification of statewide initiatives, Commissioner's Regulations and Regents' rules.
    The district superintendent stands ready to consult with local boards of education on a variety of educational issues:
    • Board-administration relationships
    • School boundaries
    • Facilitation of non-BOCES and BOCES shared services
    • School improvement activities
    • School management and planning
    • Joint bidding and purchasing
    • School reorganization
    • Joint recruiting efforts
    • Special consultant appointments
    • Specialized staff development on an as-needed basis
    • State aid Transportation sharing/aid
    Anthony Nicotera, President - Sauquoit Valley
    Michelle Anderson, Vice President - Oriskany
    Steve Boucher - Remsen
    Doreen Corbin - Brookfield
    Elaine M. Falvo - New Hartford
    Michael H. Head - Whitesboro
    Joseph H. Hobika Jr. - Utica
    Heather Johnson - Westmoreland
    Gary P. Nelson - Holland Patent
    Gary W. Porcelli, Ed.D. - New York Mills
    Russell Stewart - Waterville  
    Timothy Thomas - Clinton

    Patricia N. Kilburn, Ed.D. - District Superintendent