Board Relations Resources
April 01, 2019Changing Mindsets, Changing Adult BehaviorsType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsTurning a board meeting of information into a meeting of action toward student results.
April 01, 2019Board EmphasisType:
InfographicTopics: Board RelationsWhat school boards most want their superintendents to emphasize in their roles.
March 01, 2019Sowing Seeds Between Board MeetingsType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsUsing interim periods in the schedule to build positive relationships with board of education members.
February 01, 2019Two Sides Evaluating Each Other AnnuallyType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsThe use of a board/superintendent evaluation checklist gives the author a chance to deliver feedback to his board individually and collectively.
January 01, 2019Protecting Your Board From Blind SpotsType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsDistrict leaders can keep their board members from a rude awakening when they fail to adequately vet all possible ramifications.
January 01, 2019Heart, Head and Hand for School SafetyType:
ArticleTopics: Board Relations, School Safety & CybersecurityEducation leaders must go beyond providing physical barriers to school violence
December 01, 2018Community Conversations for Your BoardType:
ArticleTopics: Board Relations, Communications & Public RelationsSecuring public buy-in for the board’s proposal may require guidance from the CEO on attracting the ears of stakeholders.
October 01, 2018Who's Responsible for Meeting Agendas?Type:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsPolicies regarding roles and responsibilities should govern who places items for action and discussion before board members.
September 01, 2018No Reason to Fear an Online EvaluationType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsAs online superintendent performance instruments become widely available, school boards may find it an appealing way to wage a job review.
August 01, 2018Board Committees That WorkType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsA poorly designed structure of standing committees just might be the cause of micromanagement.
August 01, 2018Managing Public Comments at Board MeetingsType:
ArticleTopics: Board Relations, Communications & Public RelationsThe law does not guarantee a person’s right to speak at a board of education meeting, so how should you permit open feedback?
June 01, 2018Partisan vs. Nonpartisan Board ElectionsType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsThe author’s study found differences in the conduct of the board when the contenders align themselves with a political party.
March 01, 2018Advancing Through Board Work SessionsType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsFinding growth opportunities for board members beyond the glare of regular public meetings.
March 01, 2018Confidence in the BoardType:
InfographicTopics: Board RelationsWhat superintendents think of their board members’ knowledge of K-12 education, according to a Gallup survey.
February 01, 2018Deftness and Tact Before a Board ElectionType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsPlaying even-handedly with all candidates is the only way to keep your relationships collegial.
January 01, 2018Caution! Hiring Board Members' RelativesType:
ArticleTopics: Board Relations, District & School OperationsPerhaps the most dreaded issue faced by a CEO committed to fair and nonbiased employment practices.
January 01, 2018Avoiding Deadly Silence at Your RetreatType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsAn off-site school board gathering, handled well, can yield trust and healthy relationships.
December 01, 2017The CEO's Part in School Board RecruitmentType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsHow much can or should a superintendent do to promote board succession?
October 01, 2017Your New School Board Member: A Previous SuperintendentType:
ArticleTopics: Board RelationsAt first glance, it’s a situation with the appearance of a train wreck waiting to happen. But that’s not always so.
September 01, 2017What Do You Share About a Brewing Crisis?Type:
ArticleTopics: Board Relations, Communications & Public RelationsWhen should your board members be in the loop or kept in the dark?
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