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ERIC Number: ED481252
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003
Pages: 57
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Superintendent Search.
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)
Washington State School Directors' Association (WSSDA), 221 College St. N.E., Olympia, WA 98516. Tel: 360-493-9231; Fax: 360-493-9247; e-mail:; Web site: For full text:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Washington State School Directors Association, Olympia.