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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 2: Transitioning to your New District
Transitioning to your New District
The time between when you were hired and your official starting date is your transition period. Transition times vary depending on when you were hired. Ideally you have one or two months for the transition. Make effective use of whatever time is available. Plan your transition as carefully as you planned for your application and interviews.
During this transition period, learn about the challenges in your new district and meet more staff. Do not be surprised if the issues are different than those described by the board and community during the search process. The differences are in the urgency and nuances surrounding them. Learning more about the strengths and needs of the district prior to your first ...