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This comprehensive how-to guide for aspiring and new superintendents provides examples and covers the full range of topics from preparation through strategic planning.
Chapter 10: Looking Ahead
At the end of your first year, take some time to reflect. You may feel both overwhelmed by the work and excited by the challenge. This is normal. By the end of your second or third year, the job will feel more manageable. Each task or crisis is no longer unique, and you know how to respond. You know when to seek assistance and whom to ask.
The focus of this book has been to provide you with tools to become a superintendent and effectively navigate this first year. Unfortunately some first-year superintendents mistakenly believe that once they have the job and make it through year one, each succeeding year is just an easier repeat of the first. Nothing could be further from ...