SuperEval Blog

Why is Self-Reflection a Critical Component of Leadership?

September 16th, 2020

If you are like many school district leaders, you have earned your position through years of experience, most likely starting your tenure in education as a teacher, making your way […]

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Staff, Faculty and Community Feedback in a Superintendent’s Evaluation: Weighing the Pros and Cons

June 11th, 2019

By, Michael Horning Jr. One of the most important duties and responsibilities of the school board is the annual evaluation of the school superintendent. In a recent article, a superintendent […]

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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 […]

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Seven Standards of Excellence in Superintendent Evaluations

September 22nd, 2017

The annual performance evaluation of superintendents remains the ideal opportunity to reflect on professional practices, celebrate achievements, and to identify both strengths and areas in need of improvement. By applying […]

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Navigating the Quagmire of Leadership in a School District

September 8th, 2017

“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is about growing others.” — Jack Welch, Former chairman and CEO of General […]

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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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The Importance of a Rubric’s Performance Indicators in a Superintendent Evaluation

December 5th, 2016

A superintendent evaluation offers an opportunity to keep the district’s leadership team healthy and the conversation focused. The superintendent evaluation and expectations of the superintendent of schools should be clearly defined […]

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Top 5 Reasons for Conducting Annual Superintendent Evaluations

June 9th, 2016

Over the past year, I have enjoyed the support of The New York State Council of School Superintendents (THE COUNCIL) in developing SuperEval, an online superintendent evaluation system that streamlines […]

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Superintendent Evaluation: Accumulating Points or Reflecting on Evidence?

April 18th, 2016

In February 2016, the top story of the Lebanon Express, Lebanon superintendent evaluation clarified, focused on the evaluation of Mr. Rob Hess, Superintendent of Lebanon Community School District in Oregon. […]

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Soliciting Anonymous Teacher and Student Input for a Superintendent’s Evaluation: Is this a New Best Practice?

March 28th, 2016

A recent article published in the Fillmore County Journal regarding the Rushford-Peterson School Board, in Minnesota, and the evaluation of their Superintendent of Schools, Chuck Ehler, led me to ponder the following: is […]

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