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Services to School Districts and School Administrators

Executive Searches: Castallo & Silky LLC has assisted 100+ school boards in the superintendent search process. A specifically tailored process is developed and implemented in each district to secure a highly qualified district leader. Castallo & Silky LLC also assists school districts in locating other educational leaders including assistant superintendents, principals, special education directors, etc.


Administrative Training: Castallo & Silky LLC staff provide high quality training for administrative staff in a number of leadership areas such as personnel utilization, budgeting, visioning, scheduling, planning and staff evaluation.  Also, training in management skills such as time management, planning and conducting effective meetings, delegating, and delegation.

Fast Feedback Surveys: Castallo & Silky LLC provide school administrators and school boards with a quick way to solicit feedback from their various constituent groups (faculty and staff, parents, community).  Through Fast Feedback Surveys clients can find out the opinions and views of these various groups.  Castallo & Silky LLC will use one of the client's existing surveys, work with the client to create a specifically tailored survey, or assist the client in selecting one of the surveys in the Castallo & Silky LLC database.  Respondents will be directed to an on-line survey and all results will be compiled and summarized by Castallo & Silky LLC, then a report will be issued to the client.  You may want to sample one or more of these such as a technology needs assessment survey of staff, a school culture survey,  or perhaps a community survey.  Additional services are also available.  Request a more detailed overview of this service.  

Organizational Development: Castallo & Silky LLC can help any organization become more effective by understanding and improving the way personnel relate to each other. Organizational development involves clarifying the roles and relationships among board members, superintendents, and other groups involved in the operation of the schools.


District Reorganization Studies: Castallo & Silky LLC has conducted 25+ school district merger studies resulting in the formation of five new school districts. In addition, Castallo & Silky LLC consultants have worked with school districts on grade level reorganization plans, administrative reorganizations, facility planning, tuitioining, and attendance redistricting studies.

Administrative Management Studies: Castallo & Silky, LLC associates provide organization surveys to identify efficient and effective ways to organize and operate central administrative office functions and services of the school district in the areas of: Central Administrative Organization and Staffing; Budgeting, Purchasing, Accounting and Auditing; and, Board of Education Policies and Procedures. Associates can provide follow-up staff training and administrative support.

Curriculum Development: Castallo & Silky LLC associates provide training in sound curriculum development and implementation procedures. Our staff begins by conducting a curriculum audit to assess a district's goals and needs as a basis for comprehensive planning.
 

 

Castallo & Silky LLC offers career counseling to school leaders.  This service was started in 2014 as a means to help individuals advance their careers as they move further up in a school district organizational structure.  More specific information about this service can be viewed on the dedicated webpage that outlines this service.