Van Cott, Alan

Alan Van Cott is currently serving as the Superintendent in Residence for Eastern Suffolk BOCES. In this role, Mr. Van Cott works with the Suffolk County School Superintendents Association and Eastern Suffolk BOCES to support newly appointed superintendents across the county. Mr. Van Cott worked in the Islip School District for 37 years starting as an elementary school teacher and then held various building and central office administrative positions before becoming their Superintendent. For the past 8 years, Mr. Van Cott worked in the Sagaponack Common School District where he was the superintendent/principal. Over the years, the focus of Mr. Van Cott’s work has been on leadership development and the importance of moving schools from good to great.