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Executive Seminars in Human Resources:

The Business of School Leadership

Presented by Eastern Suffolk BOCES and Stony Brook University

This dynamic non-credit certificate program is created through a partnership between Stony Brook University and Eastern Suffolk BOCES. The program is designed to target current topics vital to school administrators. Participants will explore a body of knowledge that will increase their professionalism and assist them in the execution of their duties. Attendees will develop and refine their skill sets with particular attention paid to the positions they fill in their districts. Specific tips and tools will be offered that may be implemented immediately to enable school district-wide accountability.

Seminar topics and presenters include:  

• Security, Facilities, Health, Safety and Environmental Issues – Montgomery Granger, Director of Facilities
• School Financing in New York State – Dr. George Chesterton, Interim Assistant Superintendent for Business
• Ethics in Administration – Gerry W. Dempsey, Jr., Interim Superintendent of Schools
• Enrollment Trends and Challenges – Barbara Graziano, Manager of School Planning and Research
• Protecting and Accounting for School District Assets and Financial/Security Implications of Data Management – Ernest Patrick Smith, CPA
• Strategic Budget Development and Control – Dr. Peter Daly, Deputy Superintendent

Who Should Participate?

The series is designed for instructional leaders and school business officials who wish to enhance their knowledge of school business practices. This seminar series is appropriate for superintendents of schools, assistant superintendents, school principals, school business officials and instructional leaders.

Certificates carrying 1.5 Continuing Education Credits will be awarded upon completion

Spring 2016 Series


May 2, 9, 16 & 23; June 6 and 13, 2016 (Mondays)


The class runs from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. The room opens at 5:30pm for a light dinner and networking


$875 for subscribers / $925 for non-subscribers 


Stony Brook University Campus
Social and Behavioral Sciences Building, Room N119

Register (All registrations processed via My Learning Plan on the ES BOCES Website)


Offered in Partnership with

Eastern Suffolk BOCES

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