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So Now You′re the Superintendent!

1st Edition

John Eller; Howard C. Carlson
eISBN-13: 9781452294209

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"The authors have captured the ′must knows′ of the superintendency. This book is filled with keen insights and useful strategies to help the new superintendent establish credibility for long-term leadership success."
—James Rickabaugh, Superintendent
Whitefish Bay School District, WI

"Eller and Carlson offer realistic and practical suggestions for new superintendents to hit the ground running."
—Theodore Creighton, Professor
Virginia Tech

Practical strategies for meeting the challenges of your first year as a superintendent!

The opportunities and responsibilities in the crucial first years of a superintendency can be challenging as well as exciting. This practical resource provides ready-to-use techniques that help superintendents build the relationships and teamwork needed to face these challenges with success.

This insightful guide provides new superintendents with guidelines for making a positive difference while handling transitions, culture changes, financial issues, staff supervision, and team building. Using their combined experience as district administrators, the authors uncover the complexities of the job and offer candid discussions about how to:

Establish yourself as the instructional leaderDetermine staff and community expectations for your performancePrepare for landmines that may be waiting around the cornerDevelop positive communications with all stakeholders

Addressing the most common issues faced by new superintendents, this valuable reference provides the leadership tools to help a school district move forward.

Sold By SAGE Publications
ISBNs 9781412941723, 9781412941723, 9781452294209, 1452294208
Language English
Number of Pages 240
Edition 1st