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Becoming a Transformative Leader

A Guide to Creating Equitable Schools, 1st Edition

By Carolyn M. Shields

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192 pages | 15 B/W Illus.

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Description

This exciting book explores the concept of transformative leadership and how leaders can create learning environments that are academically excellent, equitable, inclusive, and socially just. Grounded in research and real examples, Dr. Carolyn Shields presents an approach to leadership that is engaged, authentic, courageous, and effective in addressing the needs of today’s diverse student bodies. Featuring examples from schools and leaders, questions for reflection, downloadable eResources, and links to useful websites, Becoming a Transformative Leader is an invaluable and practical guide for school administrators, teacher leaders, and district leaders concerned about the uneven educational playing field for students in our schools.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Preface

eResources

Chapter 1. Becoming a Transformative Leader

Chapter 2. Tenet One: Accepting the Mandate for Deep and Equitable Change

Chapter 3. Tenet Two: Changing Mindsets

Chapter 4. Tenet Three: Redistributing Power in More Equitable Ways

Chapter 5. Tenet Four: Balancing Public and Private Good

Chapter 6. Tenet Five: A Focus on Democracy, Emancipation, Equity, and Justice

Chapter 7. Tenet Six: Interconnectedness, Interdependence, and Global Awareness

Chapter 8. Tenet Seven: Balancing Critique and Promise

Chapter 9. Tenet Eight: Exhibiting Moral Courage

Chapter 10. A Voice from the Field Dr. Angelina Marie Walker

Chapter 11. Transformation Begins

About the Author

Carolyn M. Shields is Professor of Educational Leadership in the College of Education at Wayne State University, Detroit, USA.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU000000
EDUCATION / General