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2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook 
2018-2019 SGPP Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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EDS760 The Superintendency (3 cr.)

This course provides a forum in which to demonstrate the core competencies specifically required of school district superintendents, including policy and law in school district governance and operations; political influence with local and state government and other agencies; communication with the school board in the district and community; organizational management of school district finances and operations; and judgment in promoting the vision and mission of the district.

Upon completion of the course, students are expected to be able to do the following:

  1. Analyze local, state, and federal public policy law in school district governance.
  2. Compare and contrast the roles and responsibilities of the superintendent, school board and other administrators.
  3. Identify and explain the influencing politics and governance of educational institutions.
  4. Promote effective relations with school board members and prospective members, district staff, and community members.
  5. Analyze factors affecting school district finances.
  6. Analyze a district’s mission and vision, demonstrating a balance between varied and competing interests.

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