Superintendent Voices

Q&A: Working Together

Superintendent Dr. Pete Hannigan and Comms Specialist Samantha Cook share strategies for working collaboratively.

Embracing Inclusivity

Dr. Rupak Gandhi shares how Fargo Public Schools is standing up for all kids with purpose and pragmatism.

Dr. Peter Hannigan: Communicating to Different Generations

Dr. Pete Hannigan, Superintendent of Hawthorn School District 73, and Samantha Cook, Communications Director, discuss generational differences in the workplace, effective communication strategies to engage their community, and the importance of strong school culture.

Dr. Carol Kilver: In the Loop

How Dr. Carol Kilver of Illinois’ Pikeland CUSD 10 uses Cognitive Coaching as a basis for internal communication

Debbie Critchfield: The Power of School Communications

Internal communications is critically important to running a successful school district, and it is also an ongoing challenge for many. Debbie Critchfield, Superintendent of Public Instruction in Idaho, shares her experience in school communications and the ins and outs of internal communications.

Tom Burton: How Superintendents Can Think Differently

Former superintendent Tom Burton shares how leaders can challenge assumptions and think differently to drive change. He discusses the importance of data, dissent, transparency, and authentic relationships in shaping culture.