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Leading with Resolve and Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Superintendent Success - The Concordia University Leadership Series (Hardback)
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Leading with Resolve and Mastery: Competency-Based Strategies for Superintendent Success - The Concordia University Leadership Series (Hardback)

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Hardback 184 Pages / Published: 15/02/2017
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This CHOICE award-winning author has teamed up with national school district experts to write a comprehensive book on the role of the superintendent as an instructional leader. Everything you need to know about superintendent core competencies, instructional leadership, policy and politics, professional development, accountability and evaluation, standards, building capacity, managing finances and resources, and creating an environment for professional growth are covered. The book starts with the role of the superintendent and then presents original research on superintendent core competencies, strategies for effective instructional leadership, benchmarking school district performance, and how get results. Benefits and Features of Book: *A comprehensive book covering all aspects of the superintendent position. *Chapter objectives are aligned with the new ELCC and ISLLC, for accreditation and learning. *Original research on superintendent core competencies. *Each chapter contains a comprehensive case study and exercises for practical application. *Provides a blend of academic, theory and practical perspectives on how the job of the superintendent and how to get results. *Several handy resources are included in the appendices.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781475828139
Number of pages: 184
Weight: 404 g
Dimensions: 235 x 167 x 17 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The authors provide an excellent basis for understanding the role of the superintendent. I'm confident that this book will provide a positive contribution to education. I recommend this book to all school leaders who want to excel in their position. The research-based core competencies are outstanding. -- Alton Frailey, superintendent for Katy Independent School District, president-elect of the American Association of School Administrators
This book is a great resource for school leaders interested in better understanding the role of the Superintendent. It will help educational leaders improve professional practice. -- Gail Pletnick, AASA President, Arizona Superintendent of the Year
The authors provide thoughtful and comprehensive coverage of the role of the superintendent in American education. I'm confident that this book will prove to be a valuable resource for current and aspiring superintendents, and for the school boards who select and evaluate them. -- Joshua Schultz, Deputy Superintendent Napa Valley Office of Education, CA
The role of the superintendency has changed quite a bit since I started. The authors provide an outstanding basis to understanding the role of the superintendent in today's world. In doing so they've captured the core competencies needed to excel as a superintendent. It is a must read for sitting and aspiring superintendents." -- Chris Gaines Ed.D, AASA President Elect, Superintendent
The case studies provide a practical look into the day-to-day aspects of the superintendency and the frequent political realities of the job. It's a must read for aspiring superintendents. -- Joy A. Swoboda, Superintendent, Woodland Community Consolidated District 50, Gurnee, Illinois

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