Speaker Series: Education Leadership for the 21st Century

February 21, 2011

With the Atlanta Public Schools poised to make its first superintendent hire in the 21st century, the stakes in public education are higher than ever. Faced with increased international competition, tight budgets and persistent achievement gaps, communities are seizing the opportunity to re-imagine what they need from leaders and superintendents to build a great school system. Some are recruiting business executives or military officers to lead school districts. Some are doing away with elected school boards and moving to mayoral control. Some are overhauling not just superintendent job descriptions but also the way teachers are recruited, evaluated and compensated. Join us for a discussion on what school districts need to compete in the 21st century.

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