Dr. Ray Bryant’s preferred search firm, assisting in the search by the Elmira City School District and the Warwick Valley Central School District:
Western New York Educational Search Consultants
222 Baldy Hall
State University of New York at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260-1000
The nonprofit organization, founded in 1966, employs 1½ professional staffers. It does about five searches per year, mainly in New York. Fees and expenses range from $8,000 to $15,000 per search. The organization also does staff development, efficiency studies and merger studies for school districts. Vince Coppola, a former superintendent, is the executive director.