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David Schuler and Helen Morris on AASA’s Aspiring Superintendents Academy

January 11, 2018 0 Comments

In my experience, brand new superintendents often travel a pretty rocky – and often perilous – road during their first year or two in the top spot in their district, primarily because they haven’t acquired the knowledge and skills required …

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Don’t Let Fear Become an Insidious Foe of Board-Superintendent Collaboration

November 30, 2017 0 Comments

Several months ago I listened to a four-CD program by an American Buddhist nun, Pema Chodron.  Titled “Smile at Fear,” the program, which was recorded at one of her retreats, counsels, among other things, that the process of surmounting fear …

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Superintendent Gillian Chapman: Off To a Great Start in Teton County School District #1

November 19, 2015 0 Comments

Both seasoned and new superintendents, along with K-12 executives who are CEO-aspirants, have a lot to learn from my podcast interview with Gillian Chapman, the new superintendent of Teton County School District #1 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Early in my …

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