ERIC Number: ED136338
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Feb
Reference Count: 0
First Aid Kit for the Superintendent Selection Process.
Settles, Ivan L.; Weller, Robert G.
This booklet is intended to guide school board members in the development of procedures for the selection of a school superintendent. The authors discuss a 12-step sequence for board members to follow in soliciting, evaluating, and, hiring a superintendent. These steps include 1) designating a consultant, 2) analyzing the district and its goals, 3) establishing job qualifications, 4) establishing a timetable, 5) assigning responsibilities, 6) adopting a budget, 7) soliciting candidates, 8) screening applicants, 9) interviewing candidates, 10) visiting finalists' districts, 11)making a selection, and 12) announcing the appointment. The appendix contains examples of candidate preference criteria, an application form, candidate evaluation forms, and form letters that might be used at different stages in the recruitment and selection process. (JG)
Descriptors: Administrator Evaluation, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Selection, Board Administrator Relationship, Board of Education Role, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidelines, Records (Forms), Superintendents
Washington State School Directors' Association, 200 East Union, Olympia, Washington 98501 ($2.00)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State School Directors Association, Olympia.