National Center for Education Research and Technology


Great People

NCERT is an international organization of world-class leaders in the superintendency from school districts across the United States & Canada, representing almost 1,000,000 students. Our members are nominated by their peers and recommended for membership by our National Board. Our vision is to be a magnet for education’s foremost thinkers and best resources, to foster the development of world-class practices in education.

Great Collaboration

NCERT provides a highly collegial culture for superintendents that encourages networking, relationship building, mentoring and the sharing of best practices. Our mission is to link top performing superintendents from across the US & Canada with their peers as well as leading business practitioners for the purpose of designing systems to promote educational management and leadership practices resulting in student learning.

Great Ideas

NCERT leadership conferences focus on professional development, effective leadership, technology and research. Our conference presenters are leading authors, CEOs, and innovators who bring invaluable expertise and ideas to our members.




Critical Thinking




What We Do

The National Center for Education Research and Technology (NCERT) is comprised of prominent school district superintendents from throughout the United States and Canada. In association with the superintendents is a distinguished group of education-related corporate members who participate actively and collaboratively with the group. Membership is by invitation and limited to 85 superintendent members and select corporate leaders. The group focuses on contemporary issues of interest to the CEO of a school district.


Why Join?

Our members have had the opportunity to:


Investigate the latest in education-related technology


Network with outstanding superintendents from areas throughout the country to share best practices and money saving ideas


Network with education-related company executives


Along with their spouse, attend semi-annual NCERT conferences wherever they are held across the country


Attend NCERT meetings and events at the local, state or national level


Obtain significant discounts on consultants for virtually any need


Investigate the latest in education-related technology


Receive special institutional pricing from selected corporate members and free grants from others



Listen to and meet noted authors in the field of education management, such as Yong Zhao, Ken Blanchard, Jim Belasco and William Byham


Propose a research project which could benefit the entire membership


Participate in ongoing research projects


Consult at no cost with our cadre of nationally known board/superintendent consultants on any issue or strategy that might arise


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Corporate Sponsorship