SuperEval Blog

The Evolution of SuperEval: Aligning District Leadership from the Boardroom to Schools

December 8th, 2020

This article originally appeared in The NYSCOSS December 2020 Councilgram Sponsor Spotlight, which may be accessed here. Effective leadership is essential to a successful school district. What is focused on, is accomplished. The school district functions most effectively when the leadership operates as a focused team. These are key ideas leading to several guiding questions: […]

Read more...

Upcoming Superintendent Workshops: Developing and Supporting Effective Superintendents

March 4th, 2020

In collaboration with NYSSBA, SuperEval will be sponsoring three workshops this month for school board members and superintendents. In the workshops, you’ll learn how to use the evaluation process to spark powerful conversations, minimize challenges, and build healthy board-superintendent relationships. NYSSBA members and non-members, as well as superintendents are welcome to attend. Follow the links […]

Read more...

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, […]

Read more...

Case Study: Randolph Academy

April 28th, 2018

Executive Summary Lori DeCarlo, superintendent at Randolph Academy, and her school board always invested quite a bit of time and effort in her Superintendent evaluation process. DeCarlo’s former evaluation process focused on up to 10 goals at one time. With SuperEval, DeCarlo has narrowed her focus to three or four goals. DeCarlo reports, “SuperEval has […]

Read more...

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 Electric, Best Selling Author If you were to look at the most successful individuals in any given industry, you would find that they did not […]

Read more...

Reflective Practice Theory as a Theoretical Framework for SuperEval

April 19th, 2017

A foundational core of the SuperEval approach to superintendent evaluation is the inclusion of Reflective Practices Theory. By requiring reflective practice, the superintendent evaluation process becomes more inclusive of a professional development and growth opportunity for these educational leaders. The process of providing regular and structured reflection on one’s practice as a superintendent, in of […]

Read more...