Succeeding as a Female Superintendent provides a comprehensive look at the journey that several women superintendents of schools took in their pursuit of the top school leadership position. Real life stories relate what these women encountered and how they dealt with a wide variety of issues. Gilmour and Kinsella share insights from interviews with a number of female superintendents. Furthermore, readers will encounter a section of the book that asks them pertinent questions, urging them to reflect and write, regarding their readiness for the superintendency themselves.
Suzanne L. Gilmour is Chair of the Educational Administration Department at SUNY Oswego and Executive Director of the New York State Association for Women in Administration. Mary P. Kinsella is Chair of the Educational Leadership Department at SUNY Cortland.
Chapter 1 Overview Chapter 2 Getting There Chapter 3 Staying There Chapter 4 Leading a Fortiori Chapter 5 Journaling