Presentation on theme: "I am a Superintendent! Prepared by: Virginia Caballero Gilray Madrid Rebecca McCutchen-Watley John Rhine Ernesto Rivera Darlene Vasquez Jay Waller Fallr."— Presentation transcript:
I am a Superintendent! Prepared by: Virginia Caballero Gilray Madrid Rebecca McCutchen-Watley John Rhine Ernesto Rivera Darlene Vasquez Jay Waller Fallr 2009 Dr. Kip Sullivan ED 7308
What a Superintendent Needs to Know Superintendent/Board Relations Extracurricular Activities Physical Plant Finance Food Services and Transportation Leadership Traits School Community Relations
Superintendent / School Board Relations Where can I find assistance?
Resources for School Board Relations Texas Association of School Boards Texas Attorney General of Texas Texas Association of School Administrators
Resources for School Board Relations State Board for Educator Certification Texas Education Agency TexasISD.com
Resources for School Board Relations Texas Rural Education Association Education Service Centers (ESC 1-20)
Extracurricular Activities Where can I find assistance?
Extra-Curricular What do I need to know as a Superintendent? University Interscholastic League UIL Constitution and Contest Rules This site is extremely helpful in regards to athletics, band, one-act play, speech contests.
Student Organizations Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Texas FFA Association SkillsUSA Texas 4-H and Youth Development
Handbooks and Information Princeton ISD Extracurricular Activities Handbook arHandbook0708.pdf Region 18 tes_boe_policy_3600.pdf TEC Extracurricular Activities
Physical Plant Where can I find assistance?
Physical Plant Definition The school or school district facilities involving services such as: planning, design, installation of construction and renovation projects, building maintenance, preventative maintenance, equipment repair, custodial services, and landscaping services.
Physical Plant Resources Texas Association of Physical Plant Administrators Association of Physical Plant Administrators National School Plant Management Association Texas Association of School Business Officials
Physical Plant Resources Council of Educational Facilities Planners International Central Association Physical Plant Administrators National Clearinghouse for Educational Facilities Planning Guide for Maintaining School Facilities
Finance Where can I find assistance?
Finance Definition Fiscal per-pupil expenditures compared between school districts within a state has been the traditional framework within which school finance systems have been measured and evaluated.
Resources Texas Association of School Administrators Texas Education Association Public Education Network
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Superintendent Food Services and Transportation Where can I find assistance?
Resources for Food Services USDA provides guidelines and services Note: Some are guides and others are mandated
Resources for Food Services Texas offers several competitive co- ops to utilize in food purchases Check with BuyBoard and Food Cooperatives for best values
Resources for school transportation department Every school is different Purchasing use TASB BuyBoard Contracted services is an option for all schools Utilize competitive bidding on all products (tires, fuel, consumables)
Transportation and Food Services Items may cost more than you think. Allow for food cost increases- a minimum of 25% for transportation depending on the oil market and minimum of 30%-50% increase over budget. Set your budget for the worst case scenario and work within those perimeters.
Top 10 Leadership Traits Vision Integrity Dedication Magnanimity Humility HR World Openness Creativity Fairness Assertiveness Sense of Humor leadership-qualities /http://www.hrworld.com/features/top-10- leadership-qualities /
Leadership Styles What is my leadership style? Know your own strengths and weaknesses as a leader. What leadership style is best for the team? Know which style of leadership to use that will be most effective for the situation and/or for the people you work with.
Who are Leaders? “Because the people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do…” JCCj4&feature=player_embedded
School Community Relations Where do I find assistance?
Educational public relations is a planned and systematic management function to help improve the programs and services of an educational organization. School Community Relations
It relies on a comprehensive two- way communications process involving both internal and external publics, with a goal of stimulating a better understanding of the role, objectives, accomplishments and needs of the organization.
Superintendent School Board Community Parents Staff Students Why School Public Relations?
This is the media age - school communication needs have increased dramatically and become complex. A superintendent needs to develop and execute communication plans through print/electronic media and face-to-face communication.
Why School Public Relations? Education is under attack - from taxpayers, business groups and others. A superintendent must publicize the positive news about student/staff achievement and programs, and develop a coordinated, proactive approach.
Why School Public Relations? The scope of successful school public relations has expanded greatly - A superintendent needs to schedule community relations activities, such as: business orientations, meetings with civic organizations and clergy, open houses, etc. to build informed support and solid relationships.
How a Superintendent can Communicate for a District Internet / Website Publications School Directory District Marquee Media
District Communication Community Connections Employee Training Restructure Board Agenda Regular Updates