Superintendents communicate New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) policy to schools and the public. All superintendents perform statutory duties for each school, including evaluating schools in their districts, appointing principals in district schools, acting as rating officer for principals in the district, approving principal and teacher tenure decisions, and approving school budgets.They also support communities by communicating with District Leadership Teams (DLTs), Presidents’ Councils, and Parent Associations (PA/PTAs), liaising with Community Education Councils (CECs) and the Citywide Council of High Schools (CCHS), and supervising Family Leadership Coordinators and Family Support Coordinators.
Find a complete list of Community Superintendents and Family Support Coordinators.The 32 Community Superintendents supervise the principals of elementary and middle schools in each school district. Each school district, including District 75 (Special Education Schools), also has a Family Support Coordinator and a Family Leadership Coordinator who are supervised by the Superintendent.
Find a complete list of High School Superintendents and Family Support Coordinators.High School Superintendents supervise the principals of high schools and secondary schools in their district(s) across the boroughs.Get information, including contacts, for District 75 (Special Education Schools), District 79 (Alternative Programs) and Adult and Continuing Education programs.
Family Support Coordinators are a single, dedicated point of contact for families in the Community and High School districts, and will work across the system to address and resolve issues and concerns. They provide information for the community and support the resolution of family inquiries and concerns. They provide information to families to increase awareness about academic standards and school resources and develop helpful connections with schools. Family Leadership Coordinators provide information for the community and support school and district parent leadership structures, including PA/PTAs, School Leadership Teams, District Leadership Teams, Title I Committees, Community Education Councils and the District Presidents’ Council.
To learn the name of the Superintendent of a specific school, please use the School Search and type in the name of the school. You will then be directed to the link of the school’s website. When you open the school’s website, the name and office phone number of the Superintendent will be listed in the right margin under “School Details”. You can also find contact information on this page for the school’s Parent Coordinator, Family Support Coordinator, Parent Association President and Education Council President.