Goal Setting & Achievement

On the Same Page: Successful Goal Alignment for Schools and Their Districts

September 1st, 2020

School districts are decentralized by nature. As superintendents establish overarching district-wide goals, the execution of associated critical tactics must be conducted at the individual school level. This requirement means attempting […]

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Goal-Setting Strategy: Why Every Goal Needs a Final Deliverable

May 28th, 2020

You have most likely heard the age-old question, “If a tree falls in the forest, and there is no one around to hear it, did it make a noise?” Here […]

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How School Leaders at Alexander Central School District Used Self-Reflection to Grow as a Team

October 23rd, 2019

  What do a superintendent, athletic director, director of curriculum and instruction, IT director, and a transportation supervisor have in common? If your answer is that they all work at […]

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Back to School Goal Setting & Achievement for School Leaders

September 11th, 2019

Part I: Goal Setting Your students are not the only members of your school community optimistically entering the first few weeks of the new school year. As the leader of […]

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How to Use Your Annual Evaluation to Set Goals for the Next School Year

August 6th, 2019

During the summer, when many students are taking a break from daily classroom attendance, you are still hard at work setting and working toward goals for your faculty, staff, schools, […]

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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 […]

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Leadership Goal Setting for School Improvement

June 12th, 2018

The most successful leaders know that the quest for improvement never ends. When it comes to the critical role of educating youth and preparing them to become the next generation […]

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The Importance of SMARTER Goal Setting for Superintendents

September 15th, 2017

Personal goal setting… Many superintendents might agree that there just aren’t enough hours in a day. And because of this, goal setting is a task that may get put on […]

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Writing SMART Goals in a Superintendent Evaluation

December 19th, 2016

Developing and Writing SMART Goals An important component to the superintendent evaluation process is writing SMART goals annually. SMART is an acronym for specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and timely. Aligning […]

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