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Stephen Uebbing

Stephen Uebbing

Professor (clinical), Project Director of the East Education Partnership Organization
Educational Leadership
LeChase Hall 416
(585) 275-6355
EdD, University at Buffalo, State University of New York
MS, State University of New York - Geneseo
BA, State University of New York - Geneseo

Steve Uebbing came to the Warner School as the former superintendent of the Canandaigua City School District. He brings extensive school and district experience. He taught social studies, coached, and advised student clubs as a teacher in the Letchworth Central School for a decade, before becoming the high school principal and then superintendent of the Fort Plain Central School.

As superintendent in Canandaigua from 1988-2006, Uebbing's accomplishments include: the development and implementation of four five-year strategic "Plans for Excellence;" participation in planning and implementing nearly $80 million in capital improvements; incorporation of organization-wide participatory decision-making and planning; incorporation of principled collective bargaining; development and implementation of instructional improvement models; development of partnerships with area and national corporations; development of nationally cited character education initiative; and focused improvement resulting in high levels of student performance.

During Uebbing's tenure, Canandaigua Schools consistently received state and national recognition, including a national Blue Ribbon School of Excellence Award for Canandaigua Academy. He was the 1999 NYS Superintendent of the Year and, most recently, the 2009 recipient of the NYS Council of School Superintendents (NYSCSS) Distinguished Service award, the Council’s highest honor.

At Warner, Uebbing teaches courses in educational leadership with a focus on K-12 school leadership and educational decision-making. His primary research and writing interests are in leadership development. Uebbing also does extensive work supporting local school districts. Articles by Uebbing have appeared in Middle School Journal, The School Administrator, The Executive Educator, and The Journal of School Business Officials International. Uebbing is a frequent speaker at state and national conferences.
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In the News

12/11/2018 UB Tuesday News Ticker Features Stephen Uebbing
11/02/2017 Steve Uebbing on School Rating System that Moves Beyond Standardized Test Scores in Democrat & Chronicle
5/16/2017 The Chronicle of Higher Education: "How a University Helped Save a Failing High School"
4/14/2017 Event Promotes “Excellence Through Equity” in Rochester Area Schools
2/13/2017 Steve Uebbing on School Choice on WXXI Connections
11/30/2016 City Newspaper: The Pressure is on for East High
7/18/2016 A Year in Review for East in the Democrat & Chronicle
6/07/2016 New Center for Urban Education Success Featured on WROC-TV
6/03/2016 New Center to Promote K-12 Urban Education Success
2/03/2016 Wednesday Lunch Hour - 7 Habits and the Leader in Me
12/04/2015 WXXI Connections: East's Partnership with the University of Rochester
7/26/2015 Democrat and Chronicle Highlights UR's New Roles in the City
5/13/2015 City Newspaper Q&A with Stephen Uebbing on East Reform Efforts
5/04/2015 Democrat & Chronicle Blog Shares "What the New East Will and Will Not Be"
3/25/2014 Stephen Uebbing Contributes Essay on School Funding in Daily Messenger
12/01/2013 Stephen Uebbing Writes Democrat & Chronicle Speaking Out Essay on Common Core Tests
12/18/2012 Uebbing Responds to Connecticut Tragedy on WXXI's 1370 Connection
12/03/2012 Uebbing quoted in Democrat & Chronicle on increase of poverty in suburban schools
3/16/2012 Uebbing on WXXI on State Education Policy, School Funding
2/22/2012 Uebbing Contributes Speaking Out Essay on Governor's Budget Proposal for Education Spending in D&C
1/27/2011 Professor`s New Book Paves the Way to Success for K-12 School Leaders
10/05/2009 Uebbing Profiled as Messenger Post's Newsmaker
10/01/2009 Warner Professor Receives NYS Council of School Superintendents' Highest Award
4/01/2009 Uebbing Quoted in Democrat and Chronicle on Teacher Contract Talks
8/01/2006 Warner Welcomes New Faculty and Staff
7/01/2005 Canandaigua Superintendent Accepts Warner Faculty Appointment

EDU421 Human Resource Management
EDE460 Master's Culminating Requirement: Ed Administration K12
ED465 School Governance and the Rights of Students and Teachers
ED466 Leading Change
EDU502 Leading the School District: The Superintendency in the 21st Century
EDU515 Decision Making for Educational Leaders I: Analyzing Problems in Schools and Universities
EDU516 Decision Making for Educational Leaders II: Making Decisions in Schools and Universities
ED543 Decision Making Dissertation Seminar I
ED544 Decision Making Dissertation Seminar II
ED546 Decision Making Dissertation Proposal Seminar