New Supts - Negotiating with the board in mind acsa (m0107460)
Negotiating With the Board in Mind
ACSA New Superintendents’ Workshop
January 28, 2014
Ralph Po rras, Supe rinte nde nt,
Pacific Gro ve Unifie d Scho o l District
Lo u Lo zano , Esq .
What’ s the
What are the Board’ s expectations?
Fix broken system?
Stay on the continuum?
What are your strengths?
Which is better?
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You know them
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They have the history
They have the relationships
Who has the skills
Relations with union
Keep all closed session discussions confidential
Give direction regarding priorities
Make decisions that in the end all support
Present a united face in public
Don’ t make public statements/promises
Should Board member(s) be at the table?
What do you do when a board member leaks
How do you handle a rogue board member?