A Practical Guide to Effective School Board Meetings

A Practical Guide to Effective School Board Meetings

by Rene S. Townsend, James R. Brown, Walter L. Buster
     
 

ISBN-10: 1412913292

ISBN-13: 9781412913294

Pub. Date: 02/15/2005

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Now superintendents can turn board meetings into productive, results-getting events that help them focus on teaching and learning to achieve district goals.  See more details below

Overview

Now superintendents can turn board meetings into productive, results-getting events that help them focus on teaching and learning to achieve district goals.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412913294
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
02/15/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
767,044
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword - Michael W. Kirst
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
Part I. The Leadership Challenge
1. Focusing on Teaching and Learning
2. Building the Superintendent-Board Team
Part II. Pre-Meeting Planning
3. Planning the Calendar and Agenda
4. Preparing: Sweat the Small Stuff
5. Designing the Board Packet
6. Communicating the Agenda
Part III. Meeting Time
7. Conducting the Board Meeting
8. Meeting Behind Closed Doors
Part IV. Post-Meeting
9. Following Up
10. Recovering
11. Wrapping Up
Resource A: Board-Superintendent Protocols (Sample)
Resource B: Twelve-Month Calendar (Sample)
Resource C: Board Agenda Development Worksheet (Sample)
Resource D: Individual Agenda Item (Sample)
Resource E: Welcome to the Board Meeting (Sample)
Resource F: Request to Speak Cards (Samples)
References
Index

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