Working Toward Success: Board And Superintendent Interactions, Relationships, And Hiring Issues
Working Toward Success: Board and Superintendent Interactions, Relationships, and Hiring Issues
This book is a resource for both board members and superintendents, and explores issues related to the board/superintendent relationship and superintendent hiring practices. The book includes contributions from experienced and new superintendents and board members on a wide range of topics that boards and superintendents must navigate together successfully in order to move districts in a positive direction for students, staff, parents, and communities.
Hiring a Superintendent is, arguably, the most important role of any Board. But it's only the first step. Building and maintaining a positive and purposeful relationship is critical to success.
Evert, Lang and Van Deuren offer plenty of practical advice to help Boards navigate this work. A great resource. (Lori Soifer, trustee, Birmingham Public School Board of Education, Birmingham, MI)
As a tenured superintendent anticipating retirement within the next two years, I find this book to be a phenomenal resource for my board and administrative team as they begin to plan the transition process for a new superintendent.
Aspiring superintendents will want this book to guide them as they test the waters of high-level educational leadership. (Ronald...