The Superintendent/Board of Education Relationship: Developing & Sustaining a Healthy and Productive Governance Team [Supt/Board]
In today's environment, developing new board members while integrating them into an effective governance team is an essential component of the superintendent’s responsibilities. To this end, the superintendent must have a comprehensive system to grow and sustain a healthy and productive governance team. From proactive outreach to board candidates, to a board member orientation process, to a strategic communication plan, to intentional engagement with school building communities, this session will equip attendees with resources to create a synergy between the superintendent and individual board members while growing a governance team that is best equipped to lead the school district. This session may be most beneficial for superintendents who are in their first few years of the superintendency.
Focus: Central Office/Leadership Development/Other.
1) Attendees will understand how to orient new board members to their role on a school board.
2) Attendees will understand how to develop and sustain a healthy and productive board governance team.
3) Attendees will leave the session with resources to assist with building a system to develop and sustain a productive board governance team.