Leadership Insider, Nov. 2007: Additional Resources
2006 State of the American School Superintendency
Information page on the 2006 survey of superintendents by the American Association of School Administrators discussed by Tom Hutton.
The Superintendent’s Contract
A sample contract published by the National School Boards Association and the American Association of School Administrators. As detailed by Ken Childs, the contract contains a compilation of provisions that should be considered when drafting a superintendent's employment contract.
The Superintendent’s Employment Contract
A comprehensive guide to superintendent contracts by the Michigan Association of School Boards.
Hiring a Superintendent
A resource guide published by the Missouri School Boards Association.
Tying the Contract Knot
An article from The School Administrator published by the American Association of School Administrators.
Sample Superintendent Clauses
Sample superintendent contracts by the Oregon School Boards Association.
Critical Choices in Superintendents’ Contracts
Issues and clauses related to superintendent contracts by Ann McColl.
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Make Me a Match
An article by Estelle Kamler in the August edition of American School Board Journal that describes how search consultants can help school boards delve into the talent pool for superintendents.