Focused Leadership / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- R&L Education
Thoughtful and sometimes humorous insights, based on real life circumstances are the basis of this practical guide for fostering more effective working relationships between superintendents and board members. Suggestions for goal setting, chapters on common concerns including communication, leadership, micro management, support, and student achievement are among the important issues discussed. Delicate matters such as dealing with a termination action so as to create the least damage to the district as well as the individual are included making this a valuable resource for identifying the often confusing line between policy and practice.
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.34(d)|
About the Author
Richard T. Castallo is Chair of the Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department at Cal State Northridge. He has spoken at hundreds of board of education and administrator retreats.
Table of ContentsPart 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Role of School Board Members Chapter 3 Goal Setting Chapter 4 Roles and Functions Chapter 5 The Board and Superintendent Chapter 6 The Superintendent Chapter 7 Where Do We Stand? Part 8 Appendix A: Superintendent Feedback by Administrative Staff Part 9 Appendix B: Grand Rapids, Michigan, Superintendent Evaluation Form Chapter 10 Appendix C: Superintendent Evaluation Form Chapter 11 About the Author