District Superintendent

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     OHM BOCES District Superintendent - Mr. Howard Mettelman
    Mr. Howard D. Mettelman
    District Superintendent

    Box 70, Middle Settlement Road
    New Hartford, NY 13413
    315.793.8560
    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.
     
    Liaison
    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.
     
    Consultation
    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
       
     
     
    Elaine M. Falvo - New Hartford, President
    Steve Boucher - Remsen, Vice President
    Doreen Corbin - Brookfield
    Michael J. Moore - Clinton
    Gary P. Nelson - Holland Patent
    Dr. Gary W. Porcelli - New York Mills
    Michelle Anderson - Oriskany
    John A. Griffin - Sauquoit Valley
    Evon Ervin - Utica
    Russell Stewart - Waterville
    Charlene A. Hartman - Westmoreland
    John J. Salerno - Whitesboro

    Mr. Howard D. Mettelman, District Superintendent