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Developing Ethical Principles for School Leadership

PSEL Standard Two, 1st Edition

Edited by Lisa Bass, William C. Frick, Michelle D. Young


168 pages | 5 B/W Illus.

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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

About the Editors

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.

About the Series

PSEL/NELP Leadership Preparation

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.

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