The American School Superintendent: Leading in an Age of Pressure / Edition 1

The American School Superintendent: Leading in an Age of Pressure / Edition 1

by Gene R. Carter, William G. Cunningham
     
 

ISBN-10: 0787907995

ISBN-13: 9780787907990

Pub. Date: 02/12/1997

Publisher: Wiley

"If every school board member and every superintAndent read The American SuperintAndent we'd be a long way toward building the team structure we need to guide American schools."
Anne L. Bryant, executive director, National School Boards Association

Overview

"If every school board member and every superintAndent read The American SuperintAndent we'd be a long way toward building the team structure we need to guide American schools."
Anne L. Bryant, executive director, National School Boards Association

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780787907990
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/12/1997
Series:
The Jossey-Bass Education Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
578,776
Product dimensions:
6.22(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

THE SUPERINTANDENCY IN QUESTION.

Changing Conditions and Rising Expectations.

The SuperintAndent's Changing Role.

CHALLENGES AND DILEMMAS.

Negotiating Community Politics and Controversy.

Responding to Reform Goals and Mandates.

Doing More With Less—The Fiscal Crunch.

Resolving Conflicts With Boards.

Coping With Daily Crises.

The Personal and Professional Toll.

RESPONSES AND REMEDIES.

Building Community Alliances.

Developing District Capacity.

Motivating Systemic Change.

NEW DIRECTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES.

Creating Innovative Schools.

Harnessing the Benefits of Technology.

The SuperintAndency of the Future.

Vision and Responsibility for a Better America.

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