Leadership magazine March/April 2019 V48 No. 4 - Page 13

scenes of the superintendent trying to navi- gate a school bus through an obstacle course set the stage for a great first day of the new school year. Students are currently working with DIGICOM staff to complete the script and acquire wardrobe for the next episode, which will feature safety and security per- sonnel. And, yes, the students insist that I do my own stunts as a security officer. The Not So Undercover Supe series has served us well to engage students, staff, and community. It has reportedly “humanized” the role of the school district superintendent, and certainly has helped to inform and grow respect for the roles that we all play in a school system. Although filmed on weekends with volunteers, we now have a waiting list of de- partments who wish to be featured. The DIGI- COM partnership has grown to include digital literacy instruction in many middle and high schools, and culminates with a district film fes- tival each academic year. I encourage you to use video to tell your story. Scott Bailey is the superintendent of Desert Sands Unified School District. As an intern in that department, I quickly learned that preparing 24,000 meals per day is a daunting task. March | April 2019 13