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Superintendent Search

Invitation to Apply

The Ichabod Crane CSD Board of Education is seeking an exceptional educational leader looking to make a long-term commitment to a dynamic school community located in Columbia County, New York. Candidates must be experienced (previous experience as a teacher, principal or superintendent), certified or eligible for certification as a New York State superintendent, and able to:

  • meet the challenges facing today’s educational community with creativity and optimism;
  • provide inspirational leadership, and attract and retain a strong and committed teaching and administrative team;
  • demonstrate a collaborative leadership style characterized by teamwork, integrity and trust;
  • implement best practices in school finance and business, personnel management, as well as improve curriculum, instruction and assessment;
  • foster an engaging learning environment for a diverse student body with varying interests, talents and abilities;
  • effectively communicate with all district stakeholders and serve as a “cheerleader” for the district by being visible and involved in the community;
  • clearly articulate the district’s mission and goals, as well as a keen educational vision for the present and future; and,
  • motivate staff, students, parents and guardians and community members to achieve the goals of the district.

Questar III BOCES is assisting the Board of Education with its search process, which is designed to recruit highly qualified candidates.

Search Documents

How to Apply

Candidates should submit the following materials by November 21: a letter of interest, completed application/
resume, placement folder, academic transcripts and copies of administrative certificate(s).

Please mail all materials to:

Dr. Gladys I. Cruz
District Superintendent
10 Empire State Blvd.
Castleton, NY 12033

P: (518) 479-6882 | F: (518) 477-9833