In an effort to keep our school leaders informed in this fast-changing environment we are experiencing amidst this COVID-19 pandemic, we are posting important resource links and updates as they become available. Go to CNYSBA Coronavirus Resource Page

2020 Legislative Forums. CNYSBA has once again organized budget forums with your lawmakers to discuss the impact of the State Budget on your district. Thank you to all for their attendance and participation.

Senate Testimony. CNYSBA and the Statewide School Finance Consortium attended the Senate Hearing on Foundation in New York City on December 3, 2019. Download Dr. Rick Timbs’ testimony.

Second Training for New School Board Members
After a mandatory Governance Training in June, the CNYSBA held a mandatory Finance Training for new school members on November 2 that fulfills all requirements for newly elected school board members. Learn more

Don’t miss our upcoming 2019-20 CNYSBA Events.  Here you’ll be able to view information and details about all of our upcoming programs. Click here for more.

What an inspiring discussion about student engagement at the CNYSBA Annual Meeting on May 29
The Joint Management Team of CiTi, Cayuga-Onondaga, OCM and TST  BOCES and CNYSBA partnered and couldn’t have been more excited to have Dr. Scott McLeod, an Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at the University of Colorado, Denver, as the featured speaker on “School models that foster deeper student learning and engagement.”

New CNYSBA program started out strong: Pathways to Jobs

Many of you participated in our events to learn more about compelling opportunities for our kids & community! Find event pictures






CoSER-Aidable Trainings – Now Available for All CNYSBA Boards of Education, Administrators & Staff!

Take advantage of CNYSBA partnership with MACNY & OCM/TST/CiTi/Cayuga-Onondaga BOCES. Quality programs tailored to meet your specific needs — at a savings! Find out how you can benefit from it.

CNYSBA + Business Partners = Rich Programming and Low Dues For School Districts
Our business partners are great supporters of and experts in various areas of public education. We are pleased to have them on board and happy to share their good news in our periodic Business Partners Newsletters that are emailed to our entire membership.

CNYSBA Launched New Members Roundtable Program. We are excited to open up our School Board Presidents and Vice Presidents Roundtables in an effort to offer programs covering topics of interest, concern, and usefulness to all CNYSBA school board members.


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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.