Emerging Superintendents Workshop

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 (All day)

Emerging Superintendents Workshop
November 2, 2022
NCSA Office - Lincoln, NE
Click HERE to register.

NCSA hosts this annual workshop to help prepare those with an interest in pursuing a superintendent position in the future.  If you're considering the step into a superintendent position, the Emerging Superintendent's Workshop is something you will want to attend.

 

9:00 Welcome 
Dr. Mike Dulaney and Dr. Dan Ernst, NCSA

9:05 Facets of the Superintendency 
Seth Ford, Centennial Public School 
Allison Jonas, Gothenburg Public Schools
A first- and second-year superintendent join us to discuss their experience researching the position, interviewing, accepting the job, and transitioning into the position. They will share their heartaches, frustrations, and successes during the honeymoon period of the superintendency.

9:45 Applying and the Interview Process 
Dr. John Schwartz, Millard Public Schools
Preparing to lead and serve as a superintendent begins in the selection process. This presentation will highlight strategies to help you be your best self in the interview process and gain valuable context about the district where you have applied.

10:30 Advocacy 
Dr. Mike Dulaney and Kyle McGowan, NCSA
School district advocacy is one of the more underrated aspects of the position of superintendent. This session will explore ways in which a superintendent can effectively promote his or her school district and the issues it faces. 

11:00 Preparing to be the Lead Communicator 
Annette Eyman, Papillion La Vista Community Schools
Although everyone in a school district plays a role in delivering communication, the role of the superintendent is to provide the foundation and maintain effective systems. Papillion La Vista Director of Communications, Annette Eyman, will discuss the importance and challenges of being a lead communicator.

11:45 Lunch Break

12:15 Marketing Yourself for the Superintendency 
Dr. Andrea Haynes, Westside Community Schools
This session will help attendees learn proven resume and cover letter techniques allowing you to present yourself in a manner that will enhance your application. Samples will be provided.

1:00 Assessing the Financial Position of a District 
Jason Buckingham, Ralston Public Schools
Before deciding to apply to an open superintendent position, it’s good to consider how that district stands financially. This will provide you some insight into what you’ll be expected to address if you would accept that position. Jason will share ideas on how to assess the financial condition of a district as well as some financial duties to expect when you do land a job as the leader of a school district. 

1:45 Being Your Best Self 
Dr. John Skretta, ESU #6
ESU #6 Director, Dr. John Skretta, shares strategies and offers practical advice on finding and maintaining balance. He will describe how to master the intensive and stressful demands of leading a district or organization while honoring personal commitments - to yourself - and as a parent, a spouse, and friend to others.

2:30 The Superintendent Transition Plan 
Dr. Dan Ernst, NCSA
Dr. Ernst will review first-year superintendent transition plans and discuss the components of what should be included and why transition plans are important to the new superintendent. In addition, you will learn how to organize your materials in a way that will allow you to best promote your candidacy.

 
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