From strategic planning and teamwork to accountability and continuous improvement, we’ve gathered the most effective strategies to help you build a more effective board.
The team at Hall County Schools outlines the five essential areas that every school district should include in their technology plan.
Effective superintendent evaluations keep everyone aligned on strategic goals, increase trust and communication, and improve the education experience.
Dr. Gene Bottoms, Senior Vice President of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) unveil the ‘Top 6 Questions School Board Members Should be Asking their Superintendents.’
Learn about the role boards and superintendents play in making the shift to student-centered learning. Dr. Philip Lanoue, former superintendent of Clarke County Schools in Georgia and 2015 AASA National Superintendent of the Year, and Valarie Wilson, executive director of GSBA share their insights.
Taking effective meeting minutes is an important aspect of board management. Not only do minutes provide a historical account of board actions, they help to measure progress against your strategic plan, drive accountability, and can be used as legal protection if necessary.
When Dr. Curtis Jones joined Bibb County School District in April 2015, he spent his first month visiting area schools and interacting with community members to learn about what was going right, and to hear their suggestions for improving the district.
When Dr. Vic Wilson became the superintendent of Hartselle City Schools in July of 2013, one of his first priorities was to evaluate his new surroundings. Personnel, processes, culture, organizational priorities — all garnered his attention as he began his new leadership role in the Alabama district and helped develop and guide the strategy he would employ to help bring success to the students of Hartselle City Schools.
With the focus on technology and data collection, it’s easy to lose sight of the most important component of evaluation—the conversations that occur around performance and possibility.
With the demands and complexities of public school systems in the 21st century, it is hard to imagine how school districts can continue raising the bar without effective and comprehensive strategic planning. As I talk with…