Christopher Wood as Superintendent
The Odessa-Montour Central School District’s Board of Education expects to name Christopher Wood as the District’s next Superintendent at its meeting on February 12, 2015, with an effective start date of April 1, 2015.
“I look forward to meeting with District Leadership as we work together to create a comprehensive entry plan. Our first priority is the education of our students and delivering innovative programs and services that will enhance our students’ academic achievement,” Wood said.
Robert Halpin, Odessa-Montour Central School District’s Board President, stated, “The Board is pleased to introduce Chris Wood as the District’s next Superintendent. The search process narrowed the field to three excellent candidates. The Board values and appreciates input it received from the District’s stakeholders and community members. With his dedication, enthusiasm, knowledge and background, the Board feels that Chris has all the capacities and attributes necessary to lead the District as we continue to strive to make Odessa-Montour the best possible school district for our students and community.”
Wood is currently the Principal of the Odessa-Montour Junior Senior High School, where he has served as principal since 2012. He began teaching at Odessa-Montour Central School District in 2005 as an instructional support teacher. Wood continued his career at Odessa-Montour Central Schools as a social studies and history teacher. In 2011, he was selected as the Odessa-Montour CSD Athletic Manager and Dean of Students.
Wood earned a Bachelor of Science in History and Education from SUNY Buffalo, and a Master of Science in Education from Elmira College. Through the College of Brockport, Chris has completed the Administrative Certification Program, resulting in certificates for both New York State School District Leader and Building Leader.