So Now You re the Superintendent

  • Filename: so-now-you-re-the-superintendent.
  • ISBN: 1412941725
  • Release Date: 2008-11-19
  • Number of pages: 221
  • Author: John Eller
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

This book focuses on practical strategies and contains comprehensive coverage about most of the areas needing the most focus for superintendents new to their positions

Working With Difficult Resistant Staff

  • Filename: working-with-difficult-resistant-staff.
  • ISBN: 9781936765126
  • Release Date: 2011-09-20
  • Number of pages: 168
  • Author: John F. Eller
  • Publisher: Solution Tree Press

To move forward in the school improvement process, school leaders must address the behaviors of difficult and resistant staff members while sending the message that a few people cannot halt change. This book will help school leaders understand how to prevent and address negative behaviors to ensure positive school change.

The Superintendent s Fieldbook

  • Filename: the-superintendent-s-fieldbook.
  • ISBN: 1412906113
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 348
  • Author: Nelda Cambron-McCabe
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

Drawing from over 200 superintendents spanning the past decade, this guide provides a leadership framework for the modern, successful superintendent.

Achieving Success for New and Aspiring Superintendents

  • Filename: achieving-success-for-new-and-aspiring-superintendents.
  • ISBN: 9781412988964
  • Release Date: 2010-11-10
  • Number of pages: 309
  • Author: Mary Frances Callan
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

This comprehensive how-to guide for aspiring and new superintendents provides examples and covers the full range of topics from preparation through strategic planning.

Effective Group Facilitation in Education

  • Filename: effective-group-facilitation-in-education.
  • ISBN: 1412904625
  • Release Date: 2004-03-18
  • Number of pages: 201
  • Author: John Eller
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

Presents step-by-step instructions to the facilitation process, covering such topics as managing difficult participants and delegating in a respectful manner.

Working With and Evaluating Difficult School Employees

  • Filename: working-with-and-evaluating-difficult-school-employees.
  • ISBN: 9781412958677
  • Release Date: 2010
  • Number of pages: 119
  • Author: John F. Eller
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

Written by experienced administrators, this resource shows how to help marginal employees improve their performance and behavior and discusses what steps to take when termination becomes necessary.

Creative Strategies to Transform School Culture

  • Filename: creative-strategies-to-transform-school-culture.
  • ISBN: 9781452272634
  • Release Date: 2009-07-08
  • Number of pages: 176
  • Author: John F. Eller
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

The authors present practical, proven strategies to improve school culture, including activities for developing collaborative work relationships, dealing appropriately with conflict, and fostering rapport.

Energizing Staff Meetings

  • Filename: energizing-staff-meetings.
  • ISBN: 1412924332
  • Release Date: 2005-12-21
  • Number of pages: 180
  • Author: Sheila Eller
  • Publisher: SAGE

This sourcebook overflows with strategies and activities for infusing enthusiasm, focus, and productivity into faculty meetings, setting a model for school wide engagement, and building team relationships that can transform school culture.

Lost on Treasure Island

  • Filename: lost-on-treasure-island.
  • ISBN: 9781611450200
  • Release Date: 2011
  • Number of pages: 304
  • Author: Steve Friedman
  • Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

Relates the author's experiences moving from the Midwest to New York City and the struggles he endured in both his professional and personal life, including his first job, imagined love affairs, and his search for authenticity.

Oral History for the Qualitative Researcher

  • Filename: oral-history-for-the-qualitative-researcher.
  • ISBN: 9781606235577
  • Release Date: 2010-03-18
  • Number of pages: 271
  • Author: Valerie J. Janesick
  • Publisher: Guilford Press

Oral history is a particularly useful way to capture ordinary people's lived experiences. This innovative book introduces the full array of oral history research methods and invites students and qualitative researchers to try them out in their own work. Using choreography as an organizing metaphor, the author presents creative strategies for collecting, representing, analyzing, and interpreting oral history data. Instructive exercises and activities help readers develop specific skills, such as nonparticipant observation, interviewing, and writing, with a special section on creating found data poems from interview transcripts. Also covered are uses of journals, court transcripts, and other documents; Internet resources, such as social networking sites; and photography and video. Emphasizing a social justice perspective, the book includes excerpts of oral histories from 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina, among other detailed case examples.

The Superintendent s First Day In the Office

  • Filename: the-superintendent-s-first-day-in-the-office.
  • ISBN: 9780585483245
  • Release Date: 2003-09-03
  • Number of pages: 48
  • Author: Debbie Demmon-Berger
  • Publisher: R&L Education

You Finally Have the Job—Now What? From that first early morning media call to working with subordinates, The Superintendent's First Day In the Office is brimming with information for new superintendents. Berger has picked the brains of two dozen veterans about tough subjects like what to tell the news media, community building, transition, entry plans, hiring decisions, and board relations. The collective wisdom, practical advice, and good humor reflected in their accounts will help new superintendents succeed, avoid surprises, and stay focused on the real issues of community building and educating children.

Lug Nuts Why So Many Auto Recalls

  • Filename: lug-nuts-why-so-many-auto-recalls.
  • ISBN: 9781456601737
  • Release Date: 2013-02-01
  • Number of pages: 41
  • Author: Rocky Spino
  • Publisher:

This is my first attempt to put into words the true stories I experienced in my forty years of service as an employee of one of the US "Big Three" automotive manufactures. The purpose of this effort is to enlighten the public on why there are so many auto recalls. In addition, the lessons learned on, "How not to run a business," will prove helpful to business professionals. The name of my work is, "Lug Nuts." I have changed the places and names in my work. The stories are true!

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