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Carr, Sarah E. – School Administrator, 2012
Superintendents know they work and live in a giant fishbowl. School board members, teachers, community members and the news media have been known to scrutinize what kind of vehicle they drive, who they socialize with outside of work, whether they drink alcohol, where they live and when they leave the house each morning. But when the harsh glare of…
Descriptors: News Media, Superintendents, Boards of Education, Public Officials
Rosenberg, David – School Administrator, 2004
Just as technology has changed the way teachers teach and students learn, so too has technology transformed the way our industry manages school construction programs. Gone are the days when a school construction project had to be planned around the limitations of the contractor rather than the needs of students. Also different are the ways schools…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Educational Facilities, Construction Industry, School Construction
Goldman, Jay P. – School Administrator, 2004
From the day he landed in the southeastern Washington community of Kennewick as district superintendent, Paul Rosier let it be known through his actions, as well as his words, that he intended to be the school district's instructional leader. Rosier is a big-picture guy who likes to spend time peering through small windows. In a masterful way of…
Descriptors: Superintendents, Instructional Leadership, Literacy, Educational Strategies
Carlson, Howard C. – School Administrator, 2004
The baby boomer generation, typically referred to as those individuals born between 1946 and 1964, has been teaching in the schools since the 1960s. These dedicated professionals, many of them serving their schools for more than 30 years, soon will retire. In the next 10 years, more than two million new teachers will be needed to staff the…
Descriptors: School Policy, Teacher Leadership, Baby Boomers, Teacher Retirement