The Jossey-bass Reader on Educational Leadership

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  • Edition: 3rd
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  • Copyright: 2013-05-13
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass
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The newest edition of the bestselling book on educational leadership This expanded and thoroughly updated edition of the popular anthology contains the articles, book excerpts, and seminal reports that define and drive the field of educational leadership today. Filled with critical insights from bestselling authors, education research, and expert practitioners, this comprehensive volume features six primary areas of concern: The Principles of Leadership; Moral and Trustworthy Leadership; Culture and Change; Leadership for Learning; Diversity and Leadership; The Future of Leadership. Offers a practical guide for timeless and current thinking on educational leadership Includes works by Peter Senge and Tom Sergiovanni From Jossey-Bass publishers, a noted leader in the fields of education and leadership This important resource includes relevant and up-to-date articles for leaders today on gender, diversity, global perspectives, standards/testing, e-learning/technology, and community organizing.

Author Biography

Jossey-Bass is a leading educational publisher. Their books have been cited for excellence by the American Educational Research Association, the National School Boards Association, and the American Educational Studies Association. The Jossey-Bass Reader series offers both the student and practitioner collections of vital information on various topics in education.

Margaret Grogan is a professor of Educational Leadership and Policy in the School of Educational Studies at Claremont Graduate University, California.

Table of Contents


About the Editor

About the Authors

Introduction (Michael Fullan)

PART ONE The Principles of Leadership

1. “Give Me a Lever Long Enough . . . and Single-Handed I Can Move the World” (Peter M. Senge)

2. The Nature of Leadership (John W. Gardner)

3. The Unheroic Side of Leadership: Notes from the Swamp (Jerome T. Murphy)

4. Becoming a Trustworthy Leader (Megan Tschannen-Moran)

5. Presence (Robert J. Starratt)

6. Educational Leadership-Policy Standards: ISLLC 2008 (The Council of Chief State School Officers)

PART TWO Leadership for Social Justice

7. Lessons Learned: Cultural Assets Inform Actions (Carmello S. Franco, Maria Gutierrez Ott, and Darline P. Robles)

8. A New Way: Diverse Collective Leadership (Margaret Grogan and Charol Shakeshaft)

9. Why G Quotient Leadership Works (Kirk Snyder)

10. Engaging in Educational Leadership: The Generosity of Spirit (Maenette Benham and Elizabeth T. Murakami)

11. The Role of Special Education Training in the Development of Socially Just Leaders: Building an Equity Consciousness in Educational Leadership Programs (Barbara L. Pazey and Heather A. Cole)

PART THREE Culture and Change

12. Culture in Question (Roland S. Barth)

13. Introduction: Have Theory, Will Travel (Michael Fullan)

14. Conclusion: Bringing the Outward and Inward Focus Together (Tony Wagner and Robert Kegan)

15. How to Reach High Performance (Kenneth Leithwood, Alma Harris, and Tiiu Strauss)

16. Eight Roles of Symbolic Leaders (Terrence E. Deal and Kent D. Peterson)

17. Risk (Roland S. Barth)

PART FOUR Leadership for Learning

18. Three Capabilities for Student-Centered Leadership (Vivianne Robinson)

19. The Leader’s Role in Developing Teacher Expertise (Stephen Fink and Anneke Markholt)

20. Managing School Leadership Teams (Paul Bambrick-Santoyo)

21. How to Harness Family and Community Energy: The District’s Role (Molly F. Gordon and Karen Seashore Louis)

22. Leadership as Stewardship: “Who’s Serving Who?” (Thomas J. Sergiovanni)

PART FIVE The Future of Educational Leadership

23. Portraits of Teacher Leaders in Practice (Ann Lieberman and Lynne Miller)

24. Transcending Teaching’s Past (Barnett Berry)

25. U-Turn to Prosperity: Saving Creativity (Yong Zhao)

26. Getting Started: Creating Schools for All Kinds of Minds (Mary-Dean Barringer, Craig Pohlman, and Michele Robinson)

27. Integration: Putting It All Together to Make Schools Smarter (Tom Vander Ark)

28. Resourcefulness: Restraint and Renewal (Andy Hargreaves and Dean Fink)

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