So Now You re the Superintendent

  • Filename: so-now-you-re-the-superintendent.
  • ISBN: 9781452209708
  • Release Date: 2008-11-19
  • Number of pages: 240
  • Author: John Eller
  • Publisher: Corwin Press

Addressing common issues such as transitions, culture changes, finances, staff supervision, and team building, this guide offers strategies for the crucial first years of the superintendency.

Working With Difficult and Resistant Staff

  • Filename: working-with-difficult-and-resistant-staff.
  • ISBN: 9781936765126
  • Release Date: 2015-04-24
  • 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.

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.

The Superintendent s Fieldbook

  • Filename: the-superintendent-s-fieldbook.
  • ISBN: 9781483361246
  • Release Date: 2004-07-15
  • Number of pages: 368
  • 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.

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.

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.

The School Superintendent

  • Filename: the-school-superintendent.
  • ISBN: 1412906776
  • Release Date: 2006
  • Number of pages: 407
  • Author: Theodore J. Kowalski
  • Publisher: SAGE

Now in its Second Edition, The School Superintendent: Theory, Practice, and Cases provides reflective summaries, pertinent questions, and case studies at the end of each chapter to encourage the reader to engage in reflection by linking content with personal experiences. The text provides a comprehensive analysis of the evolution of the school district superintendent position and a blend of theory and practical knowledge pertaining to contemporary practice.

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.

You Are Dead A Roy Grace Novel 11

  • Filename: you-are-dead-a-roy-grace-novel-11.
  • ISBN: 9781743538258
  • Release Date: 2015-06-01
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Author: Peter James
  • Publisher: Macmillan

The eleventh novel in the multi-million copy bestselling Roy Grace series from #1 author Peter James, winner of the 2016 Crime Writers' Association Diamond Dagger prize. The last words Nick Walton hears from his fiancée, Logan Somervile, are in a terrified mobile phone call from her. She has just driven into the underground car park beneath the block of flats where they live in Brighton. Then she screams and the phone goes dead. The police are on the scene within minutes, but Logan has vanished, leaving behind her neatly parked car and telephone. That same afternoon, workmen digging up an old asphalt pat in a park in another part of the city, unearth the remains of a young woman in her early twenties, who has been dead for 30 years. At first, to Roy Grace and his team, these two events seem totally unconnected. But then another young woman in Brighton goes missing and another body from the past surfaces. Meanwhile, an eminent London psychiatrist meets with a man who claims to know a piece of information about Logan. Later Roy Grace makes the chilling realization that this one thing is the key to both the past and the present . . . Brighton has its first serial killer in over eighty years. PRAISE FOR THE SERIES "Peter James is one of the best crime writers in the business" Karin Slaughter "James just gets better and better and deserves the success he has achieved with this first-class series"Independent on Sunday "One of the most consistently readable crime writers" Daily Mail

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