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Six Hats That Extraordinary Superintendents Wear

January 23, 2017 2 Comments

      Doug Eadie

As part of my superintendent and nonprofit CEO coaching work over the past several years, I’ve developed six “hats” that – in my experience – really extraordinary superintendents and other chief executives wear.  These roles have proved to …

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Demonstrating Your Board Savvy-ness in Board Interview Sessions

July 12, 2016 0 Comments

Doug PR Photo JPEGOne of the K-12 governance trends we discussed during the session I presented at MASA’s Aspiring Superintendents’ Academy on May 20 was the rapidly growing number of school boards that are paying serious attention to the “board savvy-ness” of candidates …

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Gary Amoroso and Mia Urick on MASA’s Aspiring Superintendents’ Academy

June 30, 2016 0 Comments

A quarter-century of …

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Equipping Superintendent-Aspirants To Survive and Thrive In the Governing Arena

June 3, 2016 0 Comments
Doug Eadie

             Doug Eadie

The same year the superintendent of a large urban school district was named “Superintendent of the Year” by her state association and was also a finalist for the same award from AASA, she was fired without cause by …

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Sensible Failure

September 21, 2015 0 Comments
Pema Chodron

Pema Chodron

I wish I’d had a copy of a new book I’m going to tell you about when, years ago, I was engaged in an agonizing personal struggle. Then a community college vice president, I’d become keenly aware that …

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