Provincetown Superintendent Search Survey

As part of the process of searching for the new Superintendent, Provincetown School Committee (PSC) is requesting your input. Please consider the following questions and write your responses to your best knowledge and ability, honestly and openly.

Some of you may not be familiar with the scope of the superintendent's work. The list of superintendent's responsibilities below may provide some clarity.

·    leader of the school district
·    implementing district’s policies
·    drafting annual school budget
·    hire and fire school staff
·    assures accountability of school staff
·    develops performance standards for school staff in line with policies
·    implements professional development for school staff
·    proposes strategies for school’s success
·    ensuring equal opportunities for all students and staff
·    spokesperson of the school
·    developing goals and strategies
·    knowledge of Massachusetts education law

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* 1. Select the option that most accurately describes your relation with Provincetown Schools (PS)

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* 2. On a scale of 1-5 (1 = not important at all; 5 = very important), how do you rate the following qualities, skills or characteristics in the next superintendent?

  1 = Not Important at all 2 3 4 5 = Very Important
a.      Experience as a leader in a seasonally driven economy
b.      Belief in the International Baccalaureate (IB) teaching philosophy
c.      Experience as an educator
d.      Leader who listens and empowers stakeholders
e.      Honest and Transparent
f.      Knowledge of special education laws and practices
g.      Puts the needs of the district first before personal and professional needs
h.      Budget creating experience
i.      Collaboration with community
j.      Collaboration with other schools
k.      Commitment to equality and diversity

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* 3. What are the most significant attributes/strengths of this school?

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* 4. What are the areas of greatest concern/need?

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* 5. What administrative and background experience would you expect the new leader to have?

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* 6. What type of leadership do you believe is needed in our school?

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* 7. What are some long term goals you would like the new leader to address?

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* 8. What one question would you like to ask a candidate?

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* 9. What would you expect/accept as a good answer to the above question?

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* 10. If you could push a “Magic Button” and change anything about this building/district, what would you change?

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* 11. Do you attend school events?

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* 12. Is there anything else you would like to add?

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