One of our books quotes a former client who said: “Implementing this thing isn’t easy.”We acknowledge him to be correct. The basic implementation processes, the commitment to focus on outcomes rather than strategies, the board’s pre-planning of its own work and agenda, the practice of actually governing from the level of policy rather than tinkering […]
“Clarifying the value system and breathing life into it are the greatest contributions a leader can make.”Dr. Randy Quinn and Linda J. Dawson, senior partnersAGI Aspen Group Intl, LLC. July 2021Few of us have lived in times such as those we have shared during the two years just past. The world and nation likely have faced […]
Equity Resource!!West Fargo Public Schools in N. Dakota is undertaking a considerable community-wide effort to address equity in their schools. Beth Slette, superintendent, has forwarded their work and agreed it can be shared. It is a large, year-long effort with outreach to community members in fashioning their next steps. Feel free to contact Beth at […]
We have been following equity work across the country with former and current clients as well as other schools districts. Really good work is being done! Four existing OE policies updated for focus on equity – Global OE, Personnel Administration, Learning Environment, and Instructional Program.
How do you handle colleagues who resist teamwork? A board is more than a collection of individuals. Every respected authority on the functioning of boards suggests that for a board to be effective as an entity entrusted to govern an organization on behalf of its owners, it must act as a single unit.