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Superintendent Profile

Daniel D. Bowles has served as the Superintendent of Schools for the North Syracuse Central School District since July of 2019

Bowles has dedicated more than twenty years of his educational career to North Syracuse students, starting in the District as a school counselor at Cicero-North Syracuse High School in 1997 and staying through 1999. He began working as a school district administrator in 1999, first serving as an associate principal at Gillette Road Middle School, then a principal at Roxboro Road Elementary School in 2001 and moving into the central office role of Director of Elementary Education in 2008. From 2012 to 2019 he has served as the District’s Associate Superintendent.

Prior to his work in North Syracuse, he served as a school counselor in the Utica City School District. His educational experience includes certification of advanced study in educational administration from SUNY Cortland in 1999, a master’s degree in educational counseling from St. Lawrence University and a bachelor’s degree in sociology from St. Lawrence University.

Superintendent's Office: 

5355 West Taft Road
North Syracuse, NY 13212
Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Except Holidays)

The Superintendent of Schools is responsible for the day to day operations of the District and can be considered the top executive or "CEO"  of the District.

The superintendent implements the school board’s vision by making day-to-day decisions about educational programs, spending, staff, and facilities. The superintendent hires, supervises, and manages central office staff and principals. 

Superintendents must work with school leaders -- principals -- to serve the needs of students and meet the District goals.

The superintendent must also respond to the demands of all the other constituencies and interest groups in the District: teachers, students, parents, staff, advocates, and the community at large. He must consider how to use the financial and human resources of the District in order to achieve the best results. While being mindful of competing demands, a great superintendent will be guided by what is best for all students.



Operations of District
Board of Education
District Compliance
  Civil Service
  Class Size
  Co-Curricular Programs
  Community Relations / Communications
  Field Trips
  Labor Relations
  Title IX
 District Vision / Strategic Planning