9781412988964

Achieving Success for New and Aspiring Superintendents : A Practical Guide

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  • ISBN13:

    9781412988964

  • ISBN10:

    1412988969

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-11-10
  • Publisher: Corwin Pr
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Summary

This comprehensive how-to guide for aspiring and new superintendents provides examples and covers the full range of topics from preparation through strategic planning.

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
About the Authors
Becoming a Superintendent
Introduction
Getting Ready
The Application Process
Interviews
Site Visits
The Final Step
Summary
Transitioning to Your New District
Introduction
Managing Your Transition
Addressing Personal Issues
Summary
Getting Started: Organizing to Lead
Introduction
Scheduling for Success
Other Responsibilities
Summary
Moving the District Forward
Introduction
Decision Making
Mastering the Budget
Improving Teaching and Learning
Goal Setting and Evaluation
Summary
Completing Year One, Planning Year Two: A Continuous Cycle
Introduction
Determining Your Legacy Goals
Planning the Last Six Months of the School Year
Summary
Working With a School Board
Introduction
The Basics
Communicating With the Board
Board Meetings
Summary
Working With Employee Groups
Introduction
Establish Relationships
An Overview of Collective Bargaining
Issues Effecting Collective Bargaining
Summary
Negotiating Agreements
Introduction
Getting Started
Organizing Negotiations
At the Table
Settling Compensation
Ratification and Next Steps
Summary
Communicating: Enhanced Decisions
Introduction
Communicating With Parents and the Public
Working With the Media
Communicating With Staff and Students
Final Considerations
Summary
Looking Ahead
Introduction
The Challenges
Summary
Final Thoughts
Resources
A Guide to Life Long Learning
Introduction
Organizations
Periodicals and Newspapers
Books and Authors
Summary
A Timeline for Becoming a Superintendent
Making the Decision
Preparing for the Application
Applying for the Position
Transitioning to the District
A Timeline for Moving the District Forward
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