Superintendents

Long Lake Superintendent Noelle Short in front of Long Lake Central School in Long Lake, N.Y., on Sept. 1, 2022.
Noelle Short is the superintendent of a single-school district in upstate New York with fewer than 100 students.
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Education Funding In Their Own Words This Superintendent's Tiny, Rural District Got No COVID Aid. Here's Why That Hurts
The aid formula left Long Lake, N.Y., out of the mix. The superintendent worries that could happen for other kinds of aid in the future.
Mark Lieberman, September 6, 2022
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Middletown City School District Superintendent Marlon Styles Jr. speaks at the 2022 ISTE Leadership Exchange in New Orleans on June 26, 2022.
Marlon Styles Jr., the superintendent of the Middletown City School District in Ohio, speaks at the 2022 ISTE Leadership Exchange in New Orleans on June 26. The session was part of the International Society for Technology in Education's national conference.
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Classroom Technology Q&A Superintendent: Recruit More Black Male Educators, Get Tech in the Hands of All Students
Middletown, Ohio, school district chief Marlon Styles Jr. is the first Black superintendent of that school system.
Lauraine Langreo, August 3, 2022
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School & District Management Superintendents Like Their Jobs Despite All the Drama, a New Survey Shows
Eighty-seven percent of school superintendents said they feel their job is valued in a nationwide survey.
Apoorvaa Mandar Bichu, July 12, 2022
5 min read
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School & District Management Q&A 'Decide You're in the Right Room': A Female Superintendent's Path to the Top Job
Kelly May-Vollmar has a unique vantage point as a female superintendent with a deep background in educational technology.
Kevin Bushweller, July 11, 2022
6 min read
Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie listens during a meeting of the Broward County School Board in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
Broward County Schools Superintendent Robert Runcie listens during a meeting of the Broward County School Board in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.
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School & District Management Robert Runcie, Superintendent During the Parkland Massacre, to Lead School Safety Initiative
The $1 million project is linked to people who used to work in Broward County, Fla., Runcie's former district.
Scott Travis, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, June 13, 2022
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Susana Cordova, former superintendent for Denver Public Schools.
Susana Cordova is deputy superintendent of the Dallas Independent School District and former superintendent for Denver Public Schools.
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School & District Management Women Get Overlooked for the Superintendent's Job. How That Can Change
Three female superintendents spell out concrete solutions from their own experience.
Libby Stanford, May 11, 2022
4 min read
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School & District Management Opinion The Four Steps to Becoming a ‘Leadership Artist’
Kintsugi, a Japanese art of repairing pottery, offers a template for education leaders in their recovery efforts, writes a superintendent.
Matthew Montgomery, May 5, 2022
4 min read
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School & District Management Opinion How Superintendents Can Pay It Forward
District leaders didn’t get where we are alone, so we need to bring others up with us.
Theresa Rouse, May 4, 2022
4 min read
School & District Management Video VIDEO: What Advice Would You Give to Aspiring Superintendents?
EdWeek opinion blogger Peter DeWitt asks school and district leaders what advice they’d offer to aspiring superintendents.
Peter DeWitt, March 25, 2022
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School & District Management Tips for Building Strong Principal-Superintendent Relationships
Essential advice for how building and district leaders can work together productively.
Evie Blad, March 24, 2022
4 min read
School & District Management Live Online Discussion A Seat at the Table: When School and District Leaders Clash, How Systems Leaders Can Build Better Relationships
Explore the role that relationship-building plays in creating a well-run district and school.
March 24, 2022
School & District Management Video Leading in a Pandemic: Superintendents Discuss Hard and Hopeful Moments
Superintendents from Oklahoma and Pennsylvania connect on Zoom to talk about the weight of leading in the pandemic.
Catherine Gewertz & Lilia Geho, March 11, 2022
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School & District Management The Current State of the Superintendency: 4 Things to Know
School districts risk losing existing superintendent talent and bypassing promising future leaders. Here are some key reasons why.
Stephen Sawchuk, March 11, 2022
4 min read
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Recruitment & Retention Why Aren't There More Women Superintendents?
As turnover rises, researchers say slow progress towards gender parity in the top job is at risk.
Stephen Sawchuk, March 10, 2022
10 min read