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Developing Ethical Principles for School Leadership
PSEL Standard Two

ISBN 9781138918856
Published March 6, 2018 by Routledge
188 Pages 5 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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
Susan Bon

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

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Lisa Bass is Assistant Professor of Education at North Carolina State University, USA.

William C. Frick is the Rainbolt Family Endowed Presidential Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Oklahoma, USA.

Michelle D. Young is the Executive Director of the University Council for Educational Administration (UCEA) and Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy at the University of Virginia, USA.