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The Superintendent s Fieldbook

The Superintendent s Fieldbook Author James Harvey
ISBN-10 9781483306391
Release 2013-04-24
Pages 400
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Guidance for ever-changing challenges, success through improved effectiveness Equip yourself to face the demands of a superintendent with this practical guide for new and veteran district leaders. Understanding leadership and budgets is only one piece of a pie that has grown to include privatization, performance-based teacher compensation, technology, and global comparisons like PISA. Based on research with 300 superintendents, this new edition is your touchstone for practical advice on how to: Survive on the job Bargain like a pro Work with your school board Tackle the achievement gap Explain to the public what's right with American schools

So Now You re the Superintendent

So Now You re the Superintendent Author John Eller
ISBN-10 9781452294209
Release 2008-11-19
Pages 240
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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.

Effective Superintendent School Board Practices

Effective Superintendent School Board Practices Author Rene S. Townsend
ISBN-10 9781483360065
Release 2006-09-14
Pages 152
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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.

Achieving Success for New and Aspiring Superintendents

Achieving Success for New and Aspiring Superintendents Author Mary Frances Callan
ISBN-10 9781412988964
Release 2010-11-10
Pages 309
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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.

Superintendent Leadership

Superintendent Leadership Author Elaine L. Wilmore
ISBN-10 9781412955409
Release 2008-02-13
Pages 158
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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.

Designing School Systems for All Students

Designing School Systems for All Students Author Robert J. Manley
ISBN-10 9781607093756
Release 2009-12-16
Pages 164
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This book provides a clear methodology for school leaders, teachers, and school board members to follow as they redesign their schools for the benefit of students.

Moving Into the Superintendency

Moving Into the Superintendency Author Thomas A. Kersten
ISBN-10 9781610484367
Release 2012
Pages 117
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"Moving into the Superintendency: How to Succeed in Making the Transition provides novice superintendents with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in their new roles. Thomas Kersten, a highly experienced school administrator with eleven years of superintendent experience, shares the most practical and useful strategies that will help new superintendents optimize their early successes"--Provided by publisher.

Superintendent Leadership

Superintendent Leadership Author Elaine L. Wilmore
ISBN-10 9781452295299
Release 2008-02-13
Pages 176
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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.

Leaders as Communicators and Diplomats

Leaders as Communicators and Diplomats Author Paul D. Houston
ISBN-10 9781452272313
Release 2009-03-09
Pages 160
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This edited volume presents innovative and practical strategies for creating districtwide communication systems, responding to district challenges, using electronic communication tools effectively, and keeping the public informed.

Successful School Board Leadership

Successful School Board Leadership Author Gary Ivory
ISBN-10 1578866316
Release 2007
Pages 237
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This book will help school board members better understand their roles based on insights from experienced superintendents.

The School Superintendent

The School Superintendent Author Theodore J. Kowalski
ISBN-10 1412906776
Release 2006
Pages 407
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Now in its Second Edition, The School Superintendent: Theory, Practice, and Cases provides reflective summaries, pertinent questions, and case studies at the end of each chapter to encourage the reader to engage in reflection by linking content with personal experiences. The text provides a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of the school district superintendent position and a blend of theory and practical knowledge pertaining to contemporary practice.

The Unlearning Leader

The Unlearning Leader Author Michael Lubelfeld
ISBN-10 9781475833478
Release 2017-02-15
Pages 120
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The Unlearning Leader is about how today’s leaders need to connect for success. The premise of this book is that we all need to unlearn. In order to change and prepare for tomorrow, the authors submit that much of what leaders have learned must be unlearned as we aim to create a new tomorrow for our nation’s children. The learning purposes of this book include: Energize people to think, act, and lead differently Embody innovative mindsets Model and share new ways of leading from within the organization Put forth the power and positive impact and legacy for leadership Unlearn old truths to lead in new ways Leverage connection opportunities like #suptchat to lead and learn for tomorrow

The Superintendent and the CFO

The Superintendent and the CFO Author Brian L. Benzel
ISBN-10 9781475820461
Release 2015-11-03
Pages 130
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Building a strong relationship with the CFO is essential for superintendents seeking to build sustainable educational programs for all students. Benzel and Hoover use their CFO and superintendent experience to identify what future leaders in both roles need to know and be able to do with respect to fiscal leadership and improved student learning.

Preparing for Educational Leadership

Preparing for Educational Leadership Author Kenneth Forman
ISBN-10 0558686435
Release 2010-05-07
Pages 169
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"Preparing for Educational Leadership" is a guide for educational leadership students in preparing for State licensure examinations. This book provides actual cases and problems that building and central office administrators face in everyday life. Each case includes a solution to the problem and a rationale to assist the future leader in understanding how to deal with the situation. This book will provide the basis for conversations around these cases in your educational leadership classes. It will help your students become better prepared candidates for these exams while, at the same time, help develop their abilities to think as an building/district level administrator.

Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders

Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders Author Michelle D. Young
ISBN-10 9781317531890
Release 2016-08-19
Pages 348
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The Handbook of Research on the Education of School Leaders brings together empirical research on leadership preparation and development to provide a comprehensive overview and synthesis of what we know about preparing school leaders today. With contributions from the field’s foremost scholars, this new edition investigates the methodological foundations of leadership preparation research, reviews the pedagogical and curricular features of preparation programs, and presents valuable insights into the demographic, economic, and political factors affecting school leaders. This volume both mirrors the first edition’s macro-level approach to leadership preparation and presents the most up-to-date research in the field. Updates to this edition cover recent state and federal government efforts to improve leadership in education, new challenges for the field, and significant gaps and critical questions for framing, researching, evaluating, and improving the education of school leaders. Sponsored by the University Council of Educational Administration (UCEA), this handbook is an essential resource for students and scholars of educational leadership, as well as practitioners, policymakers, and other educators interested in professional leadership. .

The Presenter s Fieldbook

The Presenter s Fieldbook Author Robert J. Garmston
ISBN-10 9781442223684
Release 2018-02-01
Pages 202
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Proper presentations have the power to persuade and transform people and organizations. This is a book about the art of presenting. Using current knowledge about learning, this book describes best practices for designing, delivering, debriefing, and growing from the presenting experience. Some highlights include how to give a two minute speech, getting comfortable in your own skin, overcoming resistance and audience fatigue, and how to de-demonize the personal digital devices in training rooms today. What’s new in this edition is information on interactive presentation technology, making the first 5 minutes magical, a new treatment of presentation design, and attention to cultural mindfulness. This third edition continues to be a guidebook for anyone who has ever stood before a group to make a presentation – novices and experts alike. For novices the book provides a respected foundation upon which to enhance learning for adults. For experienced presenters it offers an opportunity to fine tune your work in specific areas. For the specialist, professor, or trainer of those teaching adults, it serves as a curriculum guide. **Free Study Guide Available at's-Fieldbook-A-Practical-Guide-3rd-Edition#

Leading Effective Meetings Teams and Work Groups in Districts and Schools

Leading Effective Meetings  Teams  and Work Groups in Districts and Schools Author Matthew Jennings
ISBN-10 9781416605386
Release 2007
Pages 188
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Teachers share one vital characteristic with students: they function best in settings that are organized enough to provide structure and focus, yet flexible enough to respect developmental and personality differences. In Leading Effective Meetings, Teams, and Work Groups in Districts and Schools, author and veteran educator Matthew Jennings provides everything you need to help the teachers in your school or district achieve their full potential: *An overview of the research on collaboration and what it means for educators *Step-by-step guidelines for designing and facilitating meetings *Strategies for avoiding and resolving conflicts among educators *Checklists, questionnaires, and rubrics for designing, implementing, and assessing work groups and teaching teams *Whether you're setting up a complex district-level task force or a simple school faculty meeting, this comprehensive guide will ensure that you do so as efficiently and effectively as possible. Packed with field-proven activities, worksheets, and metrics, it is an indispensable resource for all educational leaders.