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Wayne Post
  • Bishoping named new BOCES superintendent

  • Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Educational Services Search Consultant Jo Anne Antonacci is pleased to announce that the Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Education has selected Scott Bischoping as District Superintendent. The Board voted unanimously in favor of hiring Bischoping.

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  • Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Educational Services Search Consultant Jo Anne Antonacci is pleased to announce that the Wayne-Finger Lakes Board of Cooperative Education has selected Scott Bischoping as District Superintendent. The Board voted unanimously in favor of hiring Bischoping.
    Bischoping was chosen from an initial pool of highly qualified candidates and has more than two decades of educational experience. Since July of 2006, Bischoping has served as superintendent of the Livonia Central School District. Bischoping is approaching his 25th year with Livonia and has served in many different capacities, including Business Education teacher, High School principal, and director of Instruction.
    “I am very excited to join the Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES. I look forward to working in collaboration with the Board, BOCES staff and all 25 component districts,” Bischoping said in accepting the position. “I am confident the people and resources of this great region will enable our BOCES to make the most of the opportunities ahead and prepare our students for the challenges of the future.”
    “The Board and district are looking forward to the enthusiasm, experience and leadership skills Scott brings to our region,” Wayne-Finger Lakes Board President Anne Morgan said. “His management experience as a local superintendent and extensive work in a rural school district setting will be invaluable to our component districts.”
    Bischoping will begin his role as Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES District Superintendent on or before March 1, 2013.
    Bischoping has been serving as the superintendent of the Livonia Central School District since July 2006. He is approaching his25th year with Livonia and has served in many different capacities, including Business Education teacher, High School principal,and director of Instruction.
    During his career, Bischoping has placed an emphasis on preparing students for transition to the next level. While a teacher, he earned the Phi Delta Kappa award for innovative teaching. During his term as High School principal, the building transitioned to a block schedule format to enhance opportunities and added several Advanced Placement courses. Project Lead the Way, a pre-engineering program, was developedwhich has producedseveral college ready students. Technology training and equipment for staff and students has enabled significant access for all. A Universal Pre-Kindergarten program was developed and the Tribes program, an anti-bullying effort, was implemented to enhance the culture and atmosphere of the district.
    Bischoping hasimproved the district by developing, passing, and carrying out two capital projects for maintenance and improvement of facilities. Through the most recent economic downturn, he has managed to maintain programing in the district for students while absorbing over $2 million in reductions in state aid.
    He has been a strong partner with other districts in the region serving on the Management Services, Career and Tech, and the Legislative Committee of the Genesee Valley Chief School Officers. He hasserved as a representative for the group at the state level. Recently, Bischoping headed an effort to examine shared services for the region, which resulted in anofficial study and recommendations through the Warner School of Education.  
    Page 2 of 2 - Bischoping earned his master’s degree and certificate of advanced study in Education Administration from The College at Brockport. He lives in Livonia with hiswife Tina and their two children, Kevin and Kelly.

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