The Suffolk County School Superintendents Association is soliciting opinions from our membership regarding the professional qualifications and personal characteristics we believe are essential qualities to consider during the search for the next New York State Commissioner of Education. Once the survey is completed, we will share the final results with our members. Thank you for participating in this important survey.

Please list in priority order (#1 representing the highest) the professional qualifications you are looking for in the next NYS Commissioner of Education:

Question Title

* 1. Please list in priority order (#1 representing the highest) the professional qualifications you are looking for in the next NYS Commissioner of Education:

  1 2 3 4 5 6
Experience as a Superintendent of a public school system
Experience as a state education leader
Experience turning around low performing schools
Experience as a building level leader
Experience as a curriculum expert
Experience as a teacher
Please list in priority order (#1 representing the highest) the personal characteristics you are looking for in the next NYS Commissioner of Education.

Question Title

* 2. Please list in priority order (#1 representing the highest) the personal characteristics you are looking for in the next NYS Commissioner of Education.

  1 2 3 4 5
Collaborative
Excellent Communicator
Political Prowess
Systems Thinker
Integrity

T