SuperEval Blog

Tips for Superintendents to Communicate Effectively with The Community

March 14th, 2019

Superintendents must play a wide variety of roles to build successful districts supported by a solid foundation of motivated students, engaged parents, and supportive community members. They must be mentors, managers, counselors, visionaries—and public relations agents. This last one, the role of the liaison between the school and the community that supports it, can easily […]

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Michael Horning Jr. To Lead Roundtable Discussion at the 2019 NYSCOSS Winter Institute

February 26th, 2019

This year’s NYSCOSS Winter Institute runs from March 3-5, 2019 at the Albany Capital Center in Albany, NY — and several members of the SuperEval team will be there. We hope you’ll join Michael Horning Jr., Executive Vice President of SuperEval, at THE COUNCIL Sunrise Café roundtable discussion scheduled Monday, March 4th in the Marketplace […]

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Five Habits of Successful Superintendents

February 14th, 2019

Whether you are new to your role as a superintendent or have held your position for over a decade, job success requires continual reflection, learning, and refinement of skills and habits. While every school district is unique, research has shown that some specific qualities and behaviors improve the performance of superintendents, and resultantly, in the […]

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NYSSBA’s SchoolBoardU Evaluation Workshop Schedule

February 12th, 2019

NYSSBA and SuperEval are excited to announce the Superintendent Evaluation Workshop schedule for March 2019. The workshops are especially for board members and superintendents. Workshop Dates & Locations: March 7th – Long Island March 14th – White Plains March 15th – Latham March 22nd – Rochester All workshops will run from 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presentations: […]

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SuperEval Update: February 2019

February 12th, 2019

New Feature in SuperEval We recently added a new user role in SuperEval for Executive Assistants. When activated, your assistant can login to SuperEval and enter important information (at your discretion) to help support your evaluation—including updates to your annual goals, comments and documents to the various competencies within the rubric. We hope that by […]

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Will you be at the National Conference on Education?

February 12th, 2019

Members of our SuperEval team are traveling to Los Angeles for the 2019 National Conference on Education presented by AASA this week. The conference focuses on educating and connecting superintendents from around the country. Planning on attending? We’d love to connect! Stop by BOOTH 353 or schedule an appointment ahead of time with Bob Hartz […]

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SuperEval Partners with CESA 7 to Offer Wisconsin School Leaders New Online Evaluation Tool

January 24th, 2019

SuperEval and the Wisconsin Cooperative Education Service Agency 7 (Wisconsin CESA 7) announced a strategic partnership to offer SuperEval’s online educational leadership evaluation tool to school districts across Wisconsin. The partnership will allow superintendents, school boards, and central office administrators to conduct reflective and evidence-based evaluations digitally. SuperEval facilitates a collaborative online evaluation process that […]

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How School Leaders Can Help Improve Graduation Rates

January 8th, 2019

In 2018, Richmond Public Schools had the lowest graduation rate in Virginia. Data showed that 75% of seniors graduated — a rate 16 percentage points below the state average. Despite the less than ideal results, Superintendent Jason Kamras said in a statement, “This data is not a reflection of our students’ abilities. It’s a reflection […]

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Five Steps to Create a Goal-Aligned District

December 13th, 2018

Every leader knows that setting goals is an easier process than achieving them. If you are like most superintendents, you and your board probably ended the previous school year evaluating your district’s achievements, identifying opportunities for improvement, and setting measurable, obtainable goals for the coming year. 365 days should be enough time to achieve your […]

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Recess is Best: The Social, Physical, and Emotional Benefits of Unstructured Play

November 16th, 2018

The daily routine of a recess break has been a core component of the academic classroom for generations. Travel back in time a century, and you would encounter teachers who allowed their students to run and play outside as a way to give them a physical and mental break from academic lessons and let them […]

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