Effective Superintendent-School Board Practices: Strategies for Developing and Maintaining Good Relationships With Your Board

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Date Published 01/01/07
Author(s) Rene S. Townsend; Glorida L. Johnson; Gwen E. Gross; Peggy Lynch; Lorraine Garcy; Benita Roberts; Patricia B. Novotney
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"Effective Superintendent-School Board Practices" helps current and future superintendent and school board members develop an effective governance team that prioritizes quality teaching and learning.

Designed for practicing and aspiring superintendents and school board members, this exceptional book relates the everyday experiences and challenges faced by this important district team. Combining 84 years of service as superintendents in urban, rural school districts, the authors offer: Real-life vignettes that highlight problems, successes, key points, and useful practices; Indispensable information on building relationships, creating a team, managing conflict, and staying focused on the mission and priorities of the district; and Reflective practice quesions and self-assessments throughout.

This rich resource offers knowledge, skills, and strategies to teach and inspire current and future leaders, based on the experiences of practitioners who have learned what works and what doesn't, leaving valuable time to focus on student achievement.

Publication Details

Groups NSBA
NSBA Item # 07-101-W
NSBA Item # 07-101-W
ISBN/ISSN 978-1-4129-4041-2
Pages 152
Publisher Corwin Press
Publisher Phone 800-499-0721
Media Type Softcover

Contact Information

National School Boards Association
1680 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-683-7590 (Fax)