ERIC Number: ED481252
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Reference Count: N/A
Boring, Michael R.
This guide is intended to be a tool to help those involved in the superintendent selection process. Section titles reflect the guide's contents. "The Decision to Seek a Superintendent"; "The Case for Using a Search Consultant"; "Setting a Timeline"; "Involvement of Parents, Citizens, Students and Staff"; "Describing the Person Sought and the Position"; "The Recruitment Brochure and Advertising"; "Defining the Application Process"; "Initial Screening of Applications"; "Initial Interviews"; "Planning Finalist Interviews and Activities in the District"; "Gathering and Evaluating Information about Finalists"; "Deliberating Upon a Final Choice"; "Negotiating a Contract"; and "Final Board Action to Ratify a Contract." Appended are a model superintendent contract; samples of a request for proposal for consultant services, various worksheets, a board-superintendent working agreement, and a superintendent evaluation form; and a number of interview tips. (WFA)
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Qualifications, Administrator Selection, Board Administrator Relationship, Board of Education Policy, Central Office Administrators, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Leadership, School Administration, Search Committees (Personnel), Superintendents
Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA), 221 College St. N.E., Olympia, WA 98516. Tel: 360-493-9231; Fax: 360-493-9247; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.wssda.org. For full text: http://www.wssda.org/wssda/WebForms/En-US/Publications/suptsrchman.pdf.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State School Directors Association, Olympia.