Success in the Superintendency: Tips and Advice by Kay T. WornerSuccess in the Superintendency: Tips and Advice by Kay T. Worner

Success in the Superintendency: Tips and Advice

byKay T. Worner

Paperback | June 16, 2010

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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.
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.
Title:Success in the Superintendency: Tips and AdviceFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9.17 × 6.1 × 0.37 inPublished:June 16, 2010Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607090325

ISBN - 13:9781607090328

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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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Former State Superintendent of the Year in Minnesota, Worner (educational administration and leadership, St. Cloud State U.) provides advice drawn from other Superintendents of the Year who have been honored at the state and national levels to help graduate students and new superintendents face common challenges and issues. She identifies techniques such as leading with integrity, developing an effective school board, enhancing school-community relations, thinking strategically, facilitating meaningful change, advocating for students, and seeking, retaining, and transitioning positions, with tips and examples at the end of each chapter.