Co-Director of the Superintendent Development Program
Dr. Bob Ike is currently the superintendent of the Palmyra-Macedon Central School District, Palmyra, NY and has served in this role since 2007. He previously served as a superintendent in northern New York, was a Middle School Principal in Newfield, NY, and was a social studies teacher in the Romulus Central School District. Dr. Ike has been distinguished as the 2018 New York State Superintendent of the Year, a former New York State Middle School Principal of the Year and was also recently honored by the Genesee Valley ASCD for supervision and providing learning opportunities for the Genesee Valley, Monroe, and Wayne-Finger Lakes BOCES regions. He also services on the Executive Committee of the New York State Council of School Superintendents (President-Elect 2019-20) and is proud to be a Rotarian.
In addition to his leadership responsibilities at Pal-Mac, Dr. Ike is now serving as the Co-Director of the SUNY Oswego's Superintendent Development Program. He has been on the faculty for the program since 2014. Dr. Ike has also served as an adjunct for SUNY Oswego in the Certificate of Advanced Study Program in Education Leadership. He has also served as an adjunct professor at the University of Rochester where he also serves as a leadership coach. His research expertise is in the areas of adolescent reading and trends in the superintendency in New York State. He has a particular interest and extensive experience with teacher leadership and the significant roles teachers and other school professionals play with regard to school culture, the change process, and student success.