The Superintendent of Schools is the Board of Education's executive officer and District's educational leader. He advises the Board on broad direction for the academic and non-academic program and works with the staff to translate policy into action. He monitors programs and provides the Board information to perform their oversight function. He provides a final level of appeal for administrative decisions. With the Board president, he is the District's public spokesperson.
Dr. Thomas Hagerman was appointed as Scarsdale's Superintendent in the spring of 2014.