Effective Superintendent School Board Practices

Author: Rene S. Townsend
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1483360067
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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
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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
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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, ePub
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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, Kindle
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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, ePub, Mobi
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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.

Improving School Board Effectiveness

Author: Thomas L. Alsbury
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781612508764
Format: PDF
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"Improving School Board Effectiveness" offers a clarifying and essential look at the evolving role of school boards and how they contribute to efforts to improve student learning. At its heart is the concept of Balanced Governance, a principle that most generally balances the authority of a superintendent to lead a school district with the necessary oversight of a locally engaged and knowledgeable board. "Improving School Board Effectiveness" is a helpful and practical book that will prove indispensable for school board members, school and district administrators, and everyone with a stake in school improvement and reform. A must-read for anyone interested in the complex challenges school boards face, especially regarding the question of how board members can contribute to the central goal of improving student outcomes. From the foreword by Willard R. Daggett, founder and chairman, International Center for Leadership in Education Alsbury and Gore have done an outstanding job of pulling together research that highlights how school boards matter. Their book provides practical examples for improving school governance at the local level. "Improving School Board Effectiveness" is an essential read for school board members, superintendents, and those working to improve public education governance. James B. Crow, executive director, Texas Association of School Boards "Improving School Board Effectivenes"s is a valuable book for superintendents as well as school boards. It explores the crucial relationship between school boards and superintendents, indicating ways to build a trusting, mutually accountable partnership to advance student achievement. Bert L Homme, superintendent, Durham Public Schools, North Carolina Thomas L. Alsbury, a former schoolteacher, principal, and administrator, is a professor of educational leadership at Seattle Pacific University as well as a founder and president of Balanced Governance Solutions. Phil Gore, a former school board member, is the division director for leadership team services with the Texas Association of School Boards. Willard R. Daggett is the founder and chairman of the International Center for Leadership in Education."

The Superintendent s Planner

Author: Gloria L. Johnston
Publisher: Corwin Press
ISBN: 1452280452
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This reflective calendar and planning journal helps new and veteran superintendents address day-to-day concerns while keeping student achievement in perspective throughout the year.