The Governor released his 2018/19 executive budget proposal. Dr. Rick Timbs from the Statewide School Finance Consortium is currently undertaking a thorough assessment of the proposal, which will be posted as soon as it is completed. Click here to get to budget articles and links.

Brought back by popular demand: 2018 Legislative Forums with NYS Legislators at 4 different locations. School board members and super superintendents: Register now to meet face to face with your state representatives and discuss the needs and challenges of your districts in a small group setting. Find your closest location here.

New School Board Members Completed Finance Training
The CNYSBA offered this mandatory six-hour Finance Training program for new school members on November 4, 2017, which is fully accredited by the NYS Education Department and fulfills all requirements for newly elected school board members. Learn more

Successful ‘Mental Health in Education’ Seminar Series Concluded
In response to CNYSBA member feedback and the successful program introduction last March, many joined us for three interactive, multidimensional and in-depth forums in the fall. The focus was on defining and exploring mental health needs in schools, identifying training opportunities for educators, discussing mental health and suicide prevention curricula and resources, and investigating the link between mental health and the opium and heroin epidemics. Learn more


There’s a lot going on for members of the Central New York School Boards Association.  Check out our upcoming CNYSBA events.

Does NYS provide sound, basic education?

The court case “New Yorkers for Students’ Educational Rights (NYSER) against New York State” will decide.


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The mission of the Central New York School Boards Association is:

• To serve the people responsible for governing our public schools, enabling them to perform effectively in their complex and challenging role.
• To speak with one voice to address issues of regional impact.
• To inform school board members about contemporary issues affecting public education and the operation of public schools.
• To provide forums where school board members can learn from one another.
• To mobilize school board members to effectively influence those outside the schools who also share responsibility for educating our children.