• A membership organization, including our component school districts. Its mission is “the promotion of educational excellence and supportive relationships between individual schools, school districts, educational agencies and the School of Education at Syracuse University through ongoing study and dissemination of evolutional theory and practice.” Based on assessments of needs and interests, services provided include conferences, issue-related long-term study seminars, and collaborative action research. The Council also creates and disseminates documents of interest to educators and hosts programs relevant to the work of member school boards.