R&L Education / American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
Trim: 6 x 9¼
978-0-8108-4470-4 • Paperback • November 2002 • $54.00 • (£42.00)
978-1-4616-6347-8 • eBook • November 2002 • $51.00 • (£39.00)
Paul D. Houston, who has served as executive director of the American Association of School Administrators since 1994, has established himself as one of the leading spokespersons for American education through his extensive speaking engagements, published articles and books, and his regular appearances on national radio and television. He worked in schools in North Carolina, New Jersey, and Alabama prior to serving as superintendent of schools in Princeton, New Jersey; Tuscon, Arizona; and Riverside, California.
Doug Eadie, president of Doug Eadie & Company in Palm Harbor, Florida, writes, speaks, and consults on public and nonprofit board leadership and the board-CEO partnership. The author of 12 other books, including Extraordinary Board Leadership: The Seven Keys to High-Impact Governance, he has consulted with over 450 boards and CEOs. Before founding his consulting firm, he served as a community college senior executive, chief operating officer of a community services nonprofit, and an ancient history teacher at the secondary level.
Chapter 1 FOREWORD
Chapter 2 PREFACE
Chapter 3 Chapter 1: The Board-Savvy Superintendent In a Nutshell
Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Updating Your Board's Governing Design
Chapter 5 Chapter 3: Involving Your Board in Leading Strategic Change
Chapter 6 Chapter 4: Keeping The Board-Superintendent Partnership Healthy
Chapter 7 Chapter 5: Keeping Up With Your Reading
Relying on the authors' hands-on experience with public and nonprofit boards, the text presents detailed, practical, and tested guidance on what works. It spotlights gaining skills and knowledge to achieve board know-how, addresses ways to build an enduring partnership, and details how to help the board produce high-impact management.
The Board-Savvy Superintendent removes much of the guesswork for superintendents by offering specific advice on everything from developing champions on the board to arranging signatures on the district's holiday card.
— American School Board Journal