Superintendent Crane - Biography

Biography - Jeffrey B. Crane

Updated September 2013

Mr. Jeffrey B. Crane has served as the Superintendent of Schools for the West Irondequoit Central School District since November 1, 2003.  Mr. Crane served as principal of Irondequoit High School from 1997-2003.  Prior to that, he served as principal at Victor Junior High and Victor Senior High Schools.  He taught in the Brighton Central School District and in the Fairport Central School District prior to his administrative positions.  Mr. Crane earned his BS and MS from SUNY Brockport.  His research for the University of Rochester Ed.D program focused on “A Social Theory of Continuous Improvement in Schools: Fighting Leadership Oppression with Trust Relations.”  He is a member of the New York State Council of School Superintendents, the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, American Association of School Administrators, Phi Delta Kappa, International and has represented School Superintendents on the Monroe County Council of Governments.  He has served as a faculty member for the SUNY Oswego Superintendent Development Program. Additionally, Mr. Crane is proud to serve as Chairperson of the Urban-Suburban Transfer Program Governance Committee, his years of service as the Education Chair for the annual United Way Campaign and his membership on the Board of Directors of the Arts and Cultural Council for Greater Rochester.