So You Want To Be A Superintendent? / Edition 1

So You Want To Be A Superintendent? / Edition 1

by William Hayes
     
 

ISBN-10: 0810839296

ISBN-13: 9780810839298

Pub. Date: 02/28/2001

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.

The perfect primer for anyone interested in becoming a superintendent. Veteran superintendent, William Hayes shares his insight and experience in areas ranging from relationships with the Boards of Education, faculty, staff, the administrative team, and the media to balancing the public and personal life of a chief school officer. He closely analyzes current issues…  See more details below

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The perfect primer for anyone interested in becoming a superintendent. Veteran superintendent, William Hayes shares his insight and experience in areas ranging from relationships with the Boards of Education, faculty, staff, the administrative team, and the media to balancing the public and personal life of a chief school officer. He closely analyzes current issues in education such as integrating technology into the school system and the legal problems facing superintendents and school districts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810839298
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
0.33(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Prefacev
Acknowledgmentsvii
1The Superintendency Today1
2Preparing for the Superintendency11
3Career Paths Leading to the Superintendency23
4Sacrifices and Rewards of the Position29
5The First Year37
6Budgets and Bond Issues45
7The Superintendent's Relationship with the Board of Education55
8The Superintendent's Relationship with Faculty and Staff Members63
9Working with the Administrative Team73
10The Superintendent as an Instructional Leader83
11The Superintendent and the Law91
12Surviving in the Political Arena of the Community101
13The Superintendent and Technology107
14The Superintendent's Personal Life115
15Career Choices121
16Some Final Thoughts on Leadership129
17Is the Superintendency the Right Job for You?135
Index139
About the Author145

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