"At last, a book that adds value by bringing principals and superintendents together in a new kind of partnership."
—Thomas J. Sergiovanni, Lillian Radford Professor of Educational Leadership
"This book has wonderful resources to help principals and superintendents build strong collaborative teams."
—Elaine McEwan, Educational Consultant
Author, Ten Traits of Highly Effective Schools
"This thoughtful book is cutting edge."
—Margaret Grogan, Professor and Chair of Educational Leadership
University of Missouri, Columbia
"This book goes to the heart of the matter. It breaks new ground on how both superintendents and principals can create a truly collaborative model in their schools."
—Joanne Rooney, Codirector
Midwest Principals' Center
Build alliances of transformational leadership for your school and district!
Ideal for new or experienced school and district administrators, this book shows how to develop a strong superintendent-principal partnership. Written by a principal and a superintendent with decades of experience, this resource provides strategies for effective leadership, communication, and collaboration, and includes:
- Both the principal's and the superintendent's perspectives on issues such as performance expectations and characteristics of quality teams
- Critical experience- and research-based team components
- Stories from the field about successful principal-superintendent teams
- Reflective questions, summaries, and other tools to help readers apply the principles and strategies to their own practice
Use these practical and proven approaches to create a healthy school/district culture and promote mutually supportive professional relationships.