Good Morning Common Core Learning Standards? Testing?  School Taxes?  School Security? Future Consolidation Potential?  Universal Pre-K?   State Assessment Results?  Sit 'n Stare?  Graduation Rate?  Future Outlook for Education? Electronic Teaching Tools? Etc.  ---


Ask the questions, hear the answers.  This week’s speaker is Scott G. Martzloff, Ed.D., Superintendent of the Williamsville Central District (WCSD), the Town of Amherst’s largest.  WCSD encompasses 40 square miles (parts of Amherst, Cheektowaga, Clarence), has over 10,200 students K>12, 13 schools, a $170-Million budget for 2013-2014, and is consistently ranked among the highest overall in standings of WNY public schools.


Dr. Martzloff began his tenure as Superintendent of Schools for the WCSD on August 1, 2011.  Prior to this appointment, the Rochester (NY) native was the Superintendent of the Byron-Bergen Central School District, a rural district in Genesee County, for two years. Dr. Martzloff also worked eight years for the Rochester City School District, a large urban district with over 32,000 students, where he was an Administrator for Operations and served as a high school assistant principal. He began his career as a special education teacher in the Rush-Henrietta CSD located in suburban Rochester where he also served as an assistant principal. Dr. Marztloff will receive on April 30th at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens the Award of Excellence for school superintendent’s from the WNY Educational Service Council.   According to this Council, he was chosen from the largest number of nominees that they have ever received.


Dr. Martzloff received his bachelor’s degree in biology from the College of The Holy Cross in Worcester, MA and earned his master’s degree in educational administration from the State University of New York at Brockport. He received a doctorate in education from the University of Rochester and holds permanent certification as a school district administrator in New York State.


While at Holy Cross, he played Division 1 basketball. After college, the 7’-1” center played professional basketball overseas for 2 years and was a minor-league player for the Rochester RazorSharks from 2005-2006.


Dr. Martzloff and his wife, Kim, have three children, all under the age of 10.