University of California
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Canada
As a supplement to the best-selling The Governance Core, this practical guide will help trustees and superintendents adopt a governance mindset and partnership that creates coherence throughout the district. With a systems thinking approach, the authors provide readers with the strategies and tools needed to build cohesive teams and engage in deeper learning and decision making. The Taking Action Guide for the Governance Core offers readers:
• a deeper understanding of core governance and how to build it
• a planning guide to help new trustees get started
• protocols and sample agendas for focusing on strategy and systems during open board meetings
Educational leaders will find this guide offers them a foundation for building strong, flourishing school districts that are equipped to adapt to and meet the daunting challenges of our time.