Additional Resources

Paul Vranish is willing to share a copy of the appraisal form used by his school board with other AASA members. The current version is available at

  • A few other items on superintendent evaluation:
    AASA white paper on superintendent evaluation by Michael F. DiPaola, free to AASA members, $40 for nonmembers, accessible at
  • “Link Your Evaluation to District Performance” by Donald R. McAdams, Board-Savvy Superintendent column, The School Administrator, September 2006, accessible at
  • “Revisiting Superintendent Evaluation” by Michael F. DiPaola, The School Administrator, June 2007, accessible at (This issue carried several articles on superintendent evaluation.)
  • “The Superintendent’s Evaluation: Bridging the Gap from Theory to Practice” by António L. Borba, AASA New Superintendents E-Journal, April 2010, accessible at
  • Superintendent Evaluation Handbook by Michael F. DiPaola and James H. Stronge, co-published by AASA and Rowman & Littlefield Education.