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ERIC Number: ED497046
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Aug
Pages: 128
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-1-5788-6636-7ISBN-978-1-57886-636-6
The State of the American School Superintendency: A Mid-Decade Study
Glass, Thomas E.; Franceschini, Louis A.
Rowman & Littlefield Education
This book presents the largest and most comprehensive look at the men and women leading the nation's public schools. This profile of the school superintendency offers a close examination of: (1) superintendents' personal characteristics, professional experience, and professional preparation and training; (2) superintendent/school board relations; (3) other issues affecting education and leadership; (4) the history of the school superintendent in American public education and more! This study is a valuable resource for school leaders, aspiring school leaders, and those charged with preparing and supporting school leaders. The book contains seven chapters: (1) Historical Perspectives: The Ten Year Studies of the American School Superintendent; (2) The 2006 Study of the American Superintendency; (3) Superintendent Demographics; (4) Career Path and Preparation Concerns; (5) Working Conditions of the Superintendency: (6) Board Relations; and (7) Board Evaluation and Contracts.
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Association of School Administrators, Arlington, VA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A