- Editor's Note: Thanks to Ellen Lane for sharing the information with Patch.
Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Superintendent James Langlois has been elected president of the New York State Council of School Superintendents and will be inaugurated Sunday in Saratoga Springs.
Langlois, who holds a doctorate in education, has served as BOCES superintendent for eight years. Prior to coming to BOCES, Langlois served as superintendent in Goshen, N.Y., and as an assistant superintendent in Long Island. He also has held a number of leadership positions in schools in the Bronx and Manhattan.
Langlois began his career in public education 47 years ago as a high school English teacher in Connecticut.
As PNW BOCES superintendent, Langlois is not only the chief executive of the collaborative school districtbut serves as liaison between the Commissioner of Education and school districts in the region. For many years, Langlois served on the governing boards of the American Association of School Administrators and Association of Educational Service Agencies. He has taught graduate educational leadership courses at Fordham University and SUNY New Paltz.