So You Want to Be a School Board Member? / Edition 200

So You Want to Be a School Board Member? / Edition 200

by William Hayes
     
 

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ISBN-10: 081084141X

ISBN-13: 9780810841413

Pub. Date: 11/12/2001

Publisher: R&L Education

Dedicated, informed school board members are basic to school improvement and success. This practical book explains the role of the board member, from election to taking office. Potential board members are introduced to timely issues they are likely to face, including school violence, high-stake testing, curriculum reform, and school choice. In addition to an

Overview

Dedicated, informed school board members are basic to school improvement and success. This practical book explains the role of the board member, from election to taking office. Potential board members are introduced to timely issues they are likely to face, including school violence, high-stake testing, curriculum reform, and school choice. In addition to an overview of issues, Hayes examines the relational aspect of the job—working with the superintendent, school employees, and the community. All superintendents should buy this book for potential board members, and the readable style will attract anyone interested in the job.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810841413
Publisher:
R&L Education
Publication date:
11/12/2001
Series:
Scarecrow Education Book Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
200
Sales rank:
735,301
Product dimensions:
5.94(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Making the Decision Chapter 2 A Board Member's Personal Life Chapter 3 Looking Ahead Chapter 4 What Makes a Good School? Chapter 5 Working with the Community Chapter 6 Effective and Ethical School Boards Chapter 7 Budget and Bond Issues Chapter 8 Board Relationships with Other School Employees Chapter 9 The Relationship Between Board Members and the Superintendent Chapter 10 Choosing a Superintendent Chapter 11 The Issues Chapter 12 Preparing to Take Office Chapter 13 Becoming a Board Member Chapter 14 The Role of the Board of Education Chapter 15 Acknowledgements Chapter 16 Preface

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