Success in the Superintendency: Tips and Advice

Success in the Superintendency: Tips and Advice

by Kay T. Worner

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Overview

Success in the Superintendency will help new and aspiring superintendents gain meaningful, practical information from award winning, experienced superintendents. The book's ten chapters cover topics identifiable to every superintendent—no matter how many years experience he or she has on the job. The author and editor of the book, Kay T. Worner, weaves information, advice, and research into each chapter making the book a valuable tool for all administrators. The tips, and scenarios for each chapter are inspired by thirty-six Superintendents of the Year representing various states and over twenty years of awards. Because of the wealth of information and advice, the book is ideal for graduate school students, beginning superintendents, and superintendents who seek some advice from those who are recognized by their peers as excellent leaders. The book is organized so that it is easily read chapter by chapter, or the reader can quickly search a topic of interest. Success in the Superintendency is a must have for every superintendent's professional library.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781607090311
Publisher: R&L Education
Publication date: 06/16/2010
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Kay T. Worner is an associate professor of educational administration and leadership at St. Cloud State University. She has spent thirty-four years in education, twenty-three in administration, and nine as superintendent. She was named 2004 Superintendent of the Year.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Foreword Chapter 2 Leading with Integrity Chapter 3 Keeping the Focus Chapter 4 Developing an Effective School Board Chapter 5 Building an Administrative Team Chapter 6 Enhancing School-Community Relations Chapter 7 Monitoring Efficient Operations Chapter 8 Thinking Strategically Chapter 9 Facilitating Meaningful Change Chapter 10 Advocating for Students Chapter 11 Seeking, Retaining, and Transitioning Positions

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