Avoid the Danger of Misinterpreting Research

Vol. 42 No. 15

We live in an information age where we are inundated daily with information on multiple devices. News feeds quickly summarize research from various sources, and weeding through all this information can be daunting. As a result, we often forget to put on our critical reading glasses.

Carrying Out the Annual Administrative Agenda

Vol. 42 No. 15

In a previous article, we outlined the process for developing the annual administrative agenda. This, the fourth in the series on setting annual agendas, details how to orchestrate the administrative agenda in subsequent Leadership Team meetings.

True Endowment

Vol. 42 No. 15

What is the nature of true endowment? We note that true endowment is distinguished from quasi-endowment (which will be dealt with in a subsequent article). From your view as School Head, Business Manager, or Finance Committee member, what are the issues you should be considering?

Head Support and Evaluation Committee: Reporting to the Board

Vol. 42 No. 15

The Head Support and Evaluation Committee (HSEC) is the link between strategy and operations. It is a safe place for the Head to report ongoing progress toward his or her goals, and for the HSEC to advise, support, and hold the Head to account.1 But what is the relationship of the HSEC to the Board? After all, the reason for the HSEC is the Board’s inability to evaluate the Head. But, at the same time, the Board is the Head’s employer and has a “right to know” and ensure the Head is held accountable.

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