ERIC Number: ED224118
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Reference Count: 0
Conflict: Alternatives to Blowing a Fuse. A Manual for Workshop Leaders. Keys to School Boardsmanship. A Program of Continuing Education for School Board Members.
The materials in this manual are designed to help workshop leaders prepare for and present a workshop for school board members on managing conflict in the conduct of educational governance. The workshop helps board members develop and apply a framework for understanding conflict and introduces alternative approaches for managing it. The manual consists of six sections: an introduction; three sections on planning, presenting, and evaluating the workshop; a selection of resource materials; and a booklet for workshop participants. The discussion of planning contains information on the focus and scope of the workshop, familiarization with resource materials and equipment, workshop presentation techniques, and suitable grouping of participants. The presentation section includes sequential descriptions of workshop activities, leader focuses for each activity, and instructions for conducting the activities. The resource materials provided include a paper on the concepts underlying conflict management, a discussion of conflict between boards and superintendents, and masters from which transparencies for projection at the workshop can be reproduced. (Author/PGD)
Descriptors: Board Administrator Relationship, Board of Education Role, Boards of Education, Community Relations, Conflict Resolution, Elementary Secondary Education, Leaders Guides, Management Development, Program Administration, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, School Community Relationship, Superintendents, Workshops
Publications, National School Boards Association, 1055 Thomas Jefferson Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20007.
Publication Type: Guides - General; Non-Print Media
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Washington State School Directors Association, Olympia.; Montana School Boards Association, Helena.; National School Boards Association, Washington, DC.; Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers: Board of Education Members
Note: For related documents, see EA 015 201-212. Also contributing to the development of this document were the Idaho School Boards Association, the Oregon School Boards Association, and the Association of Alaska School Boards. Document also appears under the title "Conflict Management."