Dec 14

So You Want to Be a Superintendent?

Join us for the So, You Want to Be a Superintendent Workshop on Thursday, December 14th!

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.

** In-person registration is full. Virtual attendance only.

*Non-members download the registration form below and return to BASA.

So You Want to Be A Supt Agenda 2023


Workshop Agenda

8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. 

8:50 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Dr. David Axner, Executive Director, BASA

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

9:35 a.m. – 10:05 a.m.              
Resiliency as a Superintendent
Michael Sawyers, Superintendent, New Albany-Plain Local Schools

10:10 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.                
Next Steps: Resume, Searches, and Interviews
Deb Campbell, Associate, K-12 Business Consulting

10:45 a.m. – 10:55 a.m.              

10:55 a.m. – 11:25 a.m.
Tips From the Field
Dr. Michael Barnes, Superintendent, Mayfield City Schools
Dr. Reva Cosby, Superintendent, Trotwood-Madison City Schools
Paul Otten, Superintendent, Beavercreek City Schools

11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                
Advocacy, Your Lawyer, Bargaining, and More
Bronston McCord, Ennis Britton Co., L.P.A.

12:05 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.

12:40 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.
Why be a Superintendent?
Thomas Perkins, Deputy Executive Director, BASA

1:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Board Expectations and Relations Services
Cheryl Ryan, Director of Board and Management Services, OSBA
Quinn Maceyko, Consultant, Board and Management Services, OSBA
Kristi Robbins, Consultant, Board and Management Services, OSBA

1:50 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.  
Understanding and Negotiating that First Contract
Dr. David Axner, Executive Director, BASA

2:20 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.         
Closing Remarks and Evaluations

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