The New Superintendency, 6

The New Superintendency, 6

by C. Cryss Brunner, Lars G. Bjork, Khalil

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Emerald Group Publishing
Publication date:
Advances in Research and Theories of School Management Series
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Changing Perspectives on the New Superintendency
Pt. IOf Candidates, Pools and Preparation
1The Disappearing Superintendent Applicant: The Invitation to Apply Goes Unanswered3
2Preparing the Next Generation of Superintendents: Integrating Professional and Experiential Knowledge19
3Gender Differences in Superintendents' Perceptions of Professional Preparation Programs55
Pt. IIOf Women and People of Color
4Women and Men in the Superintendency: A Case of a Promising Research Alliance75
5Hispanic Females' School Leadership: Cases of Superintending87
6A Superintendent's Approach to Coalition Building: Working with Diversity to Garner Support for Educational Initiatives95
7Dangerous Intersection: A Meta-Ethnographic Study of Gender, Power, and Politics in the Public School Superintendency115
Pt. IIIOf School Boards and Communities
8Motivations for School Board Membership: Implications for Decision Making135
9Community and Control in the Superintendency153
10A New Political Balance Between Superintendent and Board: Clarifying Purpose and Generating Knowledge169
11The Future of Local School Governance: Implications for Board Members and Superintendents183
Pt. IVOf Power, Politics and Policy
12Institutional Barriers to Educational Reform: A Superintendents' Role in District Decentralization205
13Legislative Change and the Superintendency in British Columbia, Canada229
Pt. VOf Soul and Transformation
14The New Superintendency as Guardian of Justice and Care249
15Souling the New Superintendency: Individual Souls Healing the Soul of the World267
About the Authors285
Subject Index291

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