Shared Services in Texas Schools – Part 10 – What is in a Name?

<- Back to Part 9 – The Way Ahead According to Greek philosophers, the first law of thought is that “each thing is the same with itself and different from another” otherwise known as a law of identity. This is a common idea … Continue reading

Shared Services in Texas Schools – Part 9 – The Way Ahead

< Back to Part 8 – Transition                                                   On To Part 10 – What is in a Name? -> THE WAY AHEAD John E. Jones is quoted as saying “What gets measured gets done, what gets measured and fed back gets done well, what … Continue reading

Shared Services in Texas Schools – Part 8 – Transition

< Back to Part 7 – Centers of Excellence                                          On to Part 9 – The Way Ahead > TRANSITION FROM TODAY As I mentioned in the introductory Shared Services post, money for technology and control of its allocation carries political and Academic standing issues … Continue reading

Shared Services in Texas Schools – Part 7 – Centers of Excellence

< Back to Part 6 – Come and Take It                                                          On To Part 8 – Transition > CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE Centers of Excellence (CoE) build a “decentralized model for centralization” in which each functional element has a home and support personnel, … Continue reading

Shared Services in Texas Schools – Part 6 – Come And Take It

< Back to Part 5 – Together Alone or Forever Apart?           On to Part 7 – Centers of Excellence > Actions are underway in identifying strategies for consolidation and the development of Shared Services – driven by legislatively-mandated management reviews and external audits by … Continue reading