Effective Superintendent School Board Practices

Author: Rene S. Townsend
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483360067
Format: PDF, ePub
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Superintendents and board members are provided real-life vignettes highlighting challenges and successes, information on building relationships and managing conflict, and reflective practice questions and self-assessment.

Effective Superintendent School Board Practices

Author: Rene S. Townsend
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412940419
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Superintendents and board members are provided real-life vignettes highlighting challenges and successes, information on building relationships and managing conflict, and reflective practice questions and self-assessment.

Effective Superintendent School Board Practices

Author: Rene S. Townsend
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483362256
Format: PDF, ePub
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Superintendents and board members are provided real-life vignettes highlighting challenges and successes, information on building relationships and managing conflict, and reflective practice questions and self-assessment.

How Not to Be a Terrible School Board Member

Author: Richard E. Mayer
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452237131
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Build a successful board by knowing where the land mines are Veteran school board member, Richard E. Mayer, takes a humorous approach to the serious relationship between school administrators and board members. While the overwhelming majority of school board members have good motives, even people who mean well can make bad moves. This book shows how to prevent good intentions from creating bad outcomes. Each chapter presents a negative behavior scenario and analysis, offers alternatives, and provides win-win solutions. Key features include: 28 brief case studies Lessons learned for board members Lessons learned for administrators

So Now You re the Superintendent

Author: John Eller
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452294208
Format: PDF, Docs
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Addressing common issues such as transitions, culture changes, finances, staff supervision, and team building, this guide offers strategies for the crucial first years of the superintendency.

Superintendent Leadership

Author: Elaine L. Wilmore
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412955408
Format: PDF, Docs
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Written by leadership expert Elaine L. Wilmore, this ideal resource helps aspiring and practicing superintendents attain proficiency in the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC) standards.

Achieving Success for New and Aspiring Superintendents

Author: Mary Frances Callan
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1412988969
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This comprehensive how-to guide for aspiring and new superintendents provides examples and covers the full range of topics from preparation through strategic planning.

The Hero Maker

Author: Ryan Donlan
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317335562
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Learn how to turn your school board members into heroes by helping them make smart, worthwhile decisions that they will deserve to brag about. In this much-needed book, Ryan Donlan and Todd Whitaker offer practical strategies to help superintendents develop better working relationships with their boards. You’ll discover how to: reconnect board members to the real purpose of education, despite their agendas work with your board more effectively during meetings and at times in between guide board members into more productive roles when they overreach beyond policymaking connect and communicate with board members regardless of personality encourage board members to play to their strengths start each school year undefeated and know when it is time to move on. Each chapter contains hero-making tips to help you get started. The book also includes a special feature on board personalities and the Process Communication Model® (PCM), a method that will make it easier to avoid miscommunication with board members. With this practical book, you'll be able to overcome the challenges of the superintendent–board relationship so that your board can make better decisions for those who matter most—the students.

The School Board Fieldbook

Author: Mark Van Clay
Publisher: Solution Tree Press
ISBN: 193676590X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Take a reader-friendly tour through the responsibilities and challenges of being a school board member. Written by experienced, award-winning administrators, The School Board Fieldbook gives practical guidance on how to best work with school administrators and staff to create and fulfill a shared vision of school system excellence. This clear, concise book helps new board members understand the difference between their expectations and actual duties.