Accelerated Wisdom: 50 Practical Insights for Today's Superintendent (Hardback)
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Accelerated Wisdom: 50 Practical Insights for Today's Superintendent (Hardback)

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Hardback 120 Pages / Published: 12/01/2019
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Whether new to the superintendency or seasoned in our role, we all seek to grow in wisdom. To the extent we can accelerate the acquisition of this wisdom it improves our chances for success and gives us familiarity regarding how to handle the complexities of the job. The goal of the book is to assist with that task, to accelerate one's wisdom, and therefore provide a shorter path to effectiveness. Accelerated Wisdom: Fifty Practical Insights for Today's Superintendent refines knowledge, experience and research to focus on practical concepts for handling the daily challenges superintendents face. Notions such as how to retain key information, respond to requests from staff and the public, promote your ideas, maintain focus, and achieve life balance on the job are shared in a hands-on format. The book provides tools, tips, templates and examples which are designed to be easily implemented and to make an immediate difference in the life of those serving in the superintendency. Dig in, enjoy and accelerate your wisdom!

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781475846256
Number of pages: 120
Dimensions: 229 x 152 mm


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A superintendent must have talents and abilities that extend way beyond the management of curriculum and instruction. A successful school system leader must be an expert politician, an ambassador to the community and an excellent communicator. Accelerated Wisdom provides an invaluable checklist that will help today's superintendent as well as those aspiring to become one. -- Daniel A. Domenech, Executive Director, American Association of School Administrators
Accelerated Wisdom: 50 Practical Insights for Today's Superintendent is a rare find for Superintendents. It is a book that you can open any page and find something you can use today. As a leader of a region of school districts, I see this book a resource that will help me support Superintendents. I get questions about these topics everyday. I will be recommending this resource to every Superintendent I know. -- Kevin Chase, superintendent, ESD 105, Yakima, WA
Dr. Carlson has developed a book that is an essential, "must have" resource for superintendents and other school leaders. The strategies and examples he shares come from his extensive experience as a superintendent and chief executive officer in several school districts. Don't attempt to lead without it. -- John F. Eller, chair, Department of Educational Leadership and Higher Education St. Cloud University St. Cloud, MN
Dr. Carlson has taken the complexities of a complicated position, consisting of many moving parts with diverse shareholders, and provided a useful and uncomplicated resource. His insights can be used by the novice, as well as the seasoned superintendent. -- Debbie Burdick, superintendent, Cave Creek Unified School District, Cave Creek, AZ
Dr. Carlson's hard-earned wisdom will allow novice and experienced superintendents alike to accelerate their learning and improve their performance by following his advice and adages in this insightful book. -- Mark Joraanstad, Executive Director, Arizona School Administrators, Phoenix, AZ

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