Dec 13

So, You Want to Be a Superintendent?

Join us for the So, You Want to Be a Superintendent Workshop on Tuesday, December 13th!  Participants will learn more the job functions of a superintendent, board relations, how to negotiate your first contract and more. This is a great opportunity to continue your professional development and prepare for a future superintendency!

Please note: This workshop is being offered in-person at BASA.

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Workshop Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 

9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
The Job of a School Superintendent
Dr. David Axner, Executive Director, BASA

9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.              
Resiliency as a Superintendent
Michael Sawyers, Superintendent, New Albany-Plain Local Schools

10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                
Next Steps: Resume, Searches, and Interviews
Deb Campbell, Associate, K-12 Business Consulting

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.              

10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Lessons Learned
Laura Blessing, Superintendent, Miamisburg City Schools
Cari Buehler, Superintendent, Danbury Local District

Kraig Hissong, Superintendent, West Liberty Local Schools
Mark Neal, Superintendent, Tri-Valley Local Schools

11:15 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                
Advocacy, Your Lawyer, Bargaining, and More
Bronston McCord, Ennis Britton Co., L.P.A.

12:00 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.

12:30 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Why be a Superintendent?
Thomas Perkins, Deputy Executive Director, BASA

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.                 
Board Relations: What do you look for in a Superintendent?
Lori Trent, Board President, Upper Arlington City Schools
Chris Valentine, Board Vice-President, Dublin City Schools

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  
Understanding and Negotiating that First Contract
Dr. David Axner, Executive Director, BASA

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.         
Closing Remarks and Evaluations

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