ERIC Number: ED527199
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
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Success in the Superintendency: Tips and Advice
Worner, Kay T.
Rowman & Littlefield Education
"Success in the Superintendency" will help new and aspiring superintendents gain meaningful, practical information from award winning, experienced superintendents. The book's ten chapters cover topics identifiable to every superintendent--no matter how many years experience he or she has on the job. The author and editor of the book, Kay T. Worner, weaves information, advice, and research into each chapter making the book a valuable tool for all administrators. The tips, and scenarios for each chapter are inspired by thirty-six Superintendents of the Year representing various states and over twenty years of awards. Because of the wealth of information and advice, the book is ideal for graduate school students, beginning superintendents, and superintendents who seek some advice from those who are recognized by their peers as excellent leaders. The book is organized so that it is easily read chapter by chapter, or the reader can quickly search a topic of interest. "Success in the Superintendency" is a must have for every superintendent's professional library. The following chapters are contained in this book: (1) Foreword; (2) Leading with Integrity; (3) Keeping the Focus; (4) Developing an Effective School Board; (5) Building an Administrative Team; (6) Enhancing School-Community Relations; (7) Monitoring Efficient Operations; (8) Thinking Strategically; (9) Facilitating Meaningful Change; (10) Advocating for Students; and (11) Seeking, Retaining, and Transitioning Positions.
Descriptors: Superintendents, Leadership Effectiveness, Integrity, Educational Administration, Teamwork, Administrator Role, Personnel Policy, Strategic Planning, School Community Relationship, Educational Change, Board Administrator Relationship, Administrator Guides, Guidelines
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Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
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