* 1. Check the statement which best describes your role:

* 2. Superintendent candidates will possess a wide range of experiences. Rate how important each of the following is to you in selecting the next Mount Markham Superintendent. Experience:

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in a rural district similar to Mount Markham.
as a superintendent in a previous district.
as a central office administrator such as assistant superintendent.
as a school principal.
as a teacher.
with school finance.
with labor negotiations.
with NYS curriculum.
with NYS Education Law.
with school construction projects.

* 3. Rate how important each of the following skills and dispositions is to you in selecting the next Mount Markham Superintendent.

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Has earned a doctorate degree.
Has published writings on educational topics.
Is professionally active at the local, state and national levels.
Is an outstanding public speaker.
Can explain educational issues in plain language.
Is active in his or her community.
Has demonstrated leadership skills on the job.

* 4. Rate how important each of the following personal qualities is to you in selecting the next Mount Markham Superintendent.

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Can inspire and motivate faculty, staff and students.
Makes people feel at ease.
Has a sense of humor.
Exhibits a great deal of integrity.
Is visible and accessible.
Is willing to reside in our district.
Will make a long term commitment to our district (at least 5 years).

5. Please add any other thoughts you would like to share with the Board of Education as they conduct the search for the next Mount Markham Superintendent of Schools:

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