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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 5: Completing Year One, Planning Year Two: A Continuous Cycle
Completing Year One, Planning Year Two: A Continuous Cycle
Planning for the future and transitioning from year to year is a never-ending process of continuous improvement. There are no time-outs. The work of the current year lays the foundation for future years. You build on the strengths of the district and your accomplishments while addressing the district's weaknesses. You use the eighteen-month planning process to set goals, allocate resources, design and implement strategies, assess progress, and revise goals once again. The cycle continues from year to year.
Preparing for your second year is challenging. While you are still learning the job, familiarizing yourself with the district and working tirelessly to achieve the current year's goals, you must start ...