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{Profiles in Educational Leadership}

This site is a joint venture of the Council of School Superintendents and the Educational Legacy Planning Group.

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If you have a story about an an educational leader, we would like to hear it.




Every great leader has a story to tell. More often than not, that story is compelling and inspiring. This site is dedicated to the stories of education leaders who are making a difference for children. Their leadership is meaningful to hundreds of thousands of students from around New York State who have been affected by the big and small decisions that are being made on their behalf every day. This site is dedicated to their stories,

we are LEADERS

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Making A Difference!

Nearly every superintendent of schools has a story to tell about how lives have been affected by the work they do. This video compilation provides a brief look into a few of those accounts of how the work of school leaders is making a difference in communities around New York State and beyond, Feel free to tell us your story by clicking the email link at the bottom of this page.

Work/Life Balance

The superintendency is never a 9 to 5 job – indeed, it is typically not  just a job. The work is life changing, sometimes life-defining. In this video short, Hank Grishman, who is currently one of the longest tenured superintendents in the state, tells about how his first job as a superintendent changed his life forever.

My Journey To Educational Leadership

Deborah Wortham, superintendent of the East Ramapo, NY, CSD, tells her story about being inspired by her sister to be the best she could be while motivating others to do the same.