SuperEval Blog

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, and the district. What, though, about your professional development? If you’re not sure where to begin goal setting for yourself, a good place to start […]

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Your School Board’s Role in Creating the Conditions Needed for Student Achievement

April 16th, 2019

The National School Boards Association states that the fundamental role of school boards is “to work with their communities to improve student achievement in their local public schools.” This role seems self-evident, as the entire educational system is committed to the academic advancement of students, yet the critical impact that school boards can have on […]

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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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Outside the Lunch Box: Innovative Ways School Districts Are Reinventing Their School Lunch Programs

October 22nd, 2018

Last week was National School Lunch Week. This year’s theme was “School Lunch: Lots 2 Love”, which was designed to help students and school nutrition professionals connect and share what each loves most about school lunch with parents, school officials, the media and the general public.”1 The recognition of National School Lunch week prompted us […]

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SuperEval Teams Up With NYSSBA to Deliver Online Leadership Evaluations

October 16th, 2018

We are proud to announce a new collaboration with the New York State School Boards Association (NYSSBA) to offer NYSSBA’s leadership evaluation tools online for the very first time. SuperEval facilitates online evaluations for school leaders that help advance annual district goals and promotes continuous improvement and learning. Through a collaborative and evidence-based evaluation process, […]

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Leadership Lessons from the Thai Cave Rescue

July 24th, 2018

On July 10, 2018, a collective sigh of relief was heard around the world as 12 boys and their soccer coach were rescued from a cave in Thailand, where they had been trapped for 18 days. The international rescue effort brought engineers, divers, doctors, volunteers and countless others together from all over the world in […]

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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 of innovators, protectors, and community stewards, school districts need leaders who are not just visionaries, but who know how to continually raise standards, implement changes, […]

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Does Your School District Have a Social Media Policy?

April 12th, 2018

The students in your schools are not the only ones using popular social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. In 2017, 81 percent of the U.S. population had a social networking profile. Facebook remains the most popular with over 2 billion users worldwide.1 Close behind are YouTube with 1.5 billion, Instagram with 800 million, and […]

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Top 10 Ways to Build Trust with Your School Board

January 25th, 2018

Superintendents and teachers share a common purpose: improving outcomes in the classroom and developing the next generation of our nation’s leaders. Even with this shared foundational objective, superintendents and teachers need to continually work to strengthen their relationships and remain focused on ongoing collaboration to achieve the highest levels of shared success. As a superintendent […]

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Case Study: Batavia City School District

January 18th, 2018

Executive Summary Christopher Dailey, superintendent of schools for the Batavia City School District in Batavia, N.Y., looked to streamline his district’s superintendent evaluation process. The former procedure changed from year-to-year and required the superintendent to provide a great deal of information to the board. Dailey found SuperEval at a conference and brought it back to […]

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