Abigail Schumwinger

04/2004
From Bystander to Ally: Transforming the District Human Resources Department

Based on 49 interviews with district and school personnel, the report's aim is to identify key issues that leaders in districts elsewhere can use to begin thinking about how they might make their HR office more efficient or...

04/2004
BRIEF - From Bystander to Ally: Transforming the District Human Resources Department

This research brief for the fourth report in CRPE's leadership series looks at the behind-the-scenes work of the school district human resource department and the role it plays in implementation of reform...

07/2003
An Impossible Job? The View From the Urban Superintendent's Chair

Based on a survey and on interviews with superintendents from the nation's largest urban districts, this study explores the working life of urban superintendents. This report is second in second in the Center's leadership series.

07/2003
BRIEF - An Impossible Job? The View From the Urban Superintendent's Chair

This is the research brief for the second report in the Center's leadership series; an examination of large-district school superintendents.

05/2002
The New Schools Handbook: Strategic Advice for Successful School Start-Up in Partnership With School District Officials, Staff and Community Members

This guide provides an overview of the school development process in three sections and includes an appendix of additional resources. It...