Co-published with UCEA, this new textbook tackles Standard #2 of the Professional Standards for Educational Leaders (PSEL)—Ethics and Professional Norms. This volume includes specific strategies for school leaders to develop knowledge and skills in supporting the learning and development of all students, as well as understanding the dynamics and importance of ethics in leadership practice. By presenting problem-posing cases, theoretical grounding, relevant research, implications for practice, and learning activities, this book provides aspiring leaders with the background, learning experiences, and analytical tools to successfully promote ethical leadership and student success in their contexts.
Special features include:
• Case Studies—provide an opportunity to practice ethical reasoning and engage in the discussion of complexities and debates within each case.
• Learning Activites—a range of exercises help readers make connections to the PSEL standard.
• Important Resources—includes resources that support and encourage students to explore each of the chapter’s elements.
Series Editor Introduction
Chapter 1 – Being an Ethical Leader Means Taking Responsibility for Students’ Academic and Social Success
William C. Frick, Steven J. Gross, and Alison S. Wilson
Chapter 2 –Modeling Ethical Leadership: Being and Ethical Leader Means Modeling Principals of Self-Awareness, Reflective Practice, Transparency and Ethical Behavior
Marla Susman Israel and Lisa Bass
Chapter 3 –.Supporting Democratic and Ethical Schools
Susan C. Faircloth
Chapter 4 – Safeguarding the Values of Diversity and Equity
Lisa Bass and Karen Stansberry Beard
Chapter 5 –The Moral and Legal Dimensions of Decision Making
Chapter 6 – Supporting Socially Just, Equitable and Inclusive Schools
Barbara L. Pazey and Carl Lashley
Chapter 7 – Future Directions in the Development of Ethical Leadership
Lisa Bass, William C. Frick, Michelle Young
Notes on Contributors
This series, co-published with University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA), is designed to provide educational leadership students, faculty members, professional developers, and practitioners with a deep understanding of the core functions of an educational leader as delineated by the latest leadership standards. The focus of the series is on school level leadership, and in particular the functions of principals and assistant principals, though chapters may speak to teacher leadership as well.