Save the dates for 2019 Legislative Forums with NYS Legislators in January and February at 4 BOCES locations. School board members and school super superintendents will meet face to face with their state representatives and discuss needs and challenges for their districts in a small group setting.

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.

New York State’s Plan for Every Student Succeeds Act
You have heard about ESSA but what does it really mean for your schools and what do you need to know about it as a school board member? For School Board Members – For ParentsFor Educators

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.

Don’t miss our upcoming 2018-19 CNYSBA Events.  Here you’ll be able to view information and details about all of our upcoming programs. Click here for more.

Welcome, New School Board Members!
The CNYSBA held a mandatory Governance Training program for new school members on June 6 and 9, which is fully accredited by the NYS Education Department and fulfills all requirements for newly elected school board members. Learn more

At CNYSBA Annual Meeting, We Discussed “Moving The Rock”
The Joint Management Team of CiTi, Cayuga-Onondaga, OCM and TST  BOCES and CNYSBA partnered and couldn’t have been more excited to have Grant Lichtman, an internationally recognized thought leader on the transformation of K-12 education as the featured speaker for this year’s CNYSBA Annual Meeting on May 30.

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.