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Superintendent as CEO Standards-Based Performance

ISBN-10: 0761931686

ISBN-13: 9780761931683

Edition: 2005

Authors: John R. Hoyle, Lars G. Bj�rk, Virginia Collier, Thomas Glass

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A how-to professional book for superintendents, this text also supports the very popular movement of training superintendents to have an executive/CEO mentality that complements their educational background.
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/7/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.70" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

John R. Hoyle, a professor of educational administration at Texas A&M University, is an authority on the superintendency, leadership research, and future studies. He served as president of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration and was the first recipient of the NCPEA "Living Legend Award." In a 2004 survey, Hoyle's peers selected him as one of the four most "exceptional living scholars" in educational administration. Hoyle served as chair of the AASA National Commission on Professional Standards for the Superintendency and authored the document Professional Standards for the Superintendency. He has written numerous books, book chapters, articles, and papers and is a popular consultant, seminar leader, and motivational speaker.

Theodore J. Kowalski , Ph.D., is a former public school teacher, principal, associate superintendent, and superintendent. He has taught at Purdue University and served as professor and director of doctoral programs in educational administration at Saint Louis University. From 1981 to 2000, he was employed at Ball State University, where he was dean of the Teachers College. In 2000, he became the Kuntz Family Endowed Chair in Educational Administration at the University Dayton. Professor Kowalski is the author of over 180 professional publications, including 27 books. He is the editor of the Journal of School Public Relations, serves on the editorial boards Educational Administration Quarterly and the AASA Journal of Scholarship and Practice , and was editor of the 2001 Yearbook of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. In 2011, he received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Association of School Administrators for his research and books on school administration. He has extensive experience as a planning consultant, speaker, and workshop facilitator. In addition to the superintendency, his primary research interests include organizational behavior, school public relations, and decision theory.Dr. Bj�rk is an associate professor in the Department of Administration and Supervision at the University of Kentucky, Co-Director of the University Council for Educational Administrations Joint Program Center for the Study of the Superintendency, and a Senior Associate Editor of Educational Administration Quarterly . He has co-edited several books including Higher Education Research and Public Policy (1988), Minorities in Higher Education (1994), and The New Superintendency: Advances in Research and Theories of School Management and Educational Policy (2001), co-authored, The Study of the American Superintendency 2000: A Look at the Superintendent of Education in the New Millennium (2000) and The Superintendent as CEO: Standards-Based Performance (in press).

Virginia Collier is a Clinical Associate Professor at Texas A&M University. She served as a teacher, principal and superintendent in the Texas schools for thirty-five years. Governor George W. Bush appointed her as a member of the Texas State Board of Educator. Dr. Collier served as the first female president of the Texas Association of School Administrators and is active in the American Association of School Administrators. The focus of her work is serving as coordinator of the TAMU cohort programs in the San Antonio and Houston areas and working with masters and doctoral students in principal and superintendent preparation.

Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Authors
New Directions for CEO Superintendent Preparation
Professional Standards and Licensure
Board Certification
Relicensure and Professional Development
Integrating Theory and Practice in Superintendents' Education
Discussion
Organizational Culture
Strategic Leadership and District Culture
Theoretical Frameworks
Applying the Eight Indicators to the Case Study
Discussing the Case
The Politics of School Governance
Policy and Governance
Theoretical Frameworks
Applying the Five Indicators to the Case Study
Discussing the Case
Communications and Community Relations
Communications and Community Relations
Applying the 18 Indicators to the Case Study
Management of the Organization, Operations, and Resources
Leadership and Organizational Management and School Finance
Theoretical Frameworks
Applying the Five Indicators in the Case Study
The Case of the Optimistic Budget Projections
Applying the Five Indicators to the Case Study
The Technical Core of Educational Administration: Curriculum Planning and Development
Curriculum Planning and Development
Theoretical Frameworks
Applying the Seven Indicators in the Case Study
Instructional Management
Instructional Management
Theoretical Frameworks
Applying the Twelve Indicators to the Case Study
Human Resources Management
Staff Evaluation and Personnel Management
Theoretical Frameworks
Apply the Four Indicators in the Case Study
Values and Ethics
Values and Ethics of Leadership
Theoretical Frameworks
Applying the Eight Indicators to the Case Study
Leadership Performance Evaluation
Theoretical Frameworks
Caveats in Performance Evaluation
Research on Performance Standards for Superintendents
Measuring the Effectiveness of Preparation Programs
School Board Evaluation of Superintendents
The Superintendent Executive Assessment Model (SEAM)
Applying the Chapter Material to the Case Study
Epilogue
References
Index