SuperEval Blog

Should Your School District’s Social Media Communications be a One-Way or Two-Way Street?

May 9th, 2019

We bet that your best teachers are more than just expert orators. We bet that they are engaging. They know how to facilitate learning objectives by fostering dialogue with students, providing hands-on activities, and encouraging pairs and small-group work. If students are more engaged and participatory through interactive communications, should it be any surprise that […]

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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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The Home-School Connection: Part II

May 21st, 2018

Building Blocks to Improve the Relationship Between Schools and Families In Part I of our Home-School Connection Series we discussed many different benefits of family engagement for students, parents, teachers and administrators. If you’re left wondering, “how can I help to foster a culture of increased family engagement,” read on. It Takes a Village In […]

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The Home-School Connection: Part I

May 21st, 2018

Family Engagement and the Success of Today’s Students Parent engagement in the education of their children is crucial to the success of today’s students. Consider these findings: According to A New Wave of Evidence, a report from Southwest Educational Development Laboratory, “when schools, families, and community groups work together to support learning, children tend to […]

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Sharpen Your Communication Skills

October 26th, 2017

Best Practices for Managing Communication for Superintendents “The art of communication is the language of leadership.” —James Humes, Author and former presidential speechwriter Managing communication is an essential aspect of any superintendent’s job. As a leader, it’s essential to communicate clearly and frequently with the school board, teachers, parents, the community, and the media. Setting […]

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