R&L Education / American Association of School Administrators (AASA)
Trim: 6½ x 9¾
978-1-4758-0715-8 • Hardback • January 2014 • $59.00 • (£45.00)
978-1-4758-0716-5 • Paperback • January 2014 • $30.00 • (£22.99)
978-1-4758-0717-2 • eBook • January 2014 • $28.50 • (£21.99)
Doug Eadie is the president & CEO of Doug Eadie & Company, a consulting firm that specializes in developing the capacity of school boards and superintendents to do high-impact governing work and to take command of strategic change. Doug is the author of 20 books in addition to Governing at the Top and of over 100 articles. Visit Doug Eadie's website at https://www.dougeadie.com/.
Chapter One:The Wild and Wonderful World of Governing
Chapter Two: Your Governing Lynchpin – The Board-Savvy Superintendent
Chapter Three:Designing Your Board As a Governing Organization
Chapter Four:Board Engagement In Governing Work
Chapter Five:Maintaining a Healthy Board-Superintendent Working Relationship
Governing at the Top is an indispensable resource for superintendents who are committed to building a rock-solid partnership with their school board.
— Bruce Caughey, executive director, Colorado Association of School Executives
Governing at the Top is chock-full of practical, tested wisdom that superintendents can put to work in partnering with their boards.
— S. Dallas Dance, Ph.D., superintendent, Baltimore County Public Schools, Maryland
Doug Eadie offers powerful insights on the nature of school board-superintendent partnerships that result in the kind of high-impact governing these challenging times demand.
— Robert Rader, executive director, Connecticut Association of Boards of Education
This book is a practical guide for public schools for administrators and school board members. Gives clear definitions and explanations of governing as opposed to policy making. Gives good ideas to superintendents for ways to make strategies that actually work. Also tells how to involve school board members and to work as a team for the goal of an effectively run school. This book is a great length to encourage people in the administration positions to pick it up and read it clearly. Key points are clearly stated.
— Leann Spears, Era High School