What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership (Corwin Press S. v. 3)

What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership (Corwin Press S. v. 3)

By: Jeffrey Glanz (author)Paperback

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The third in its series, What Every Principal Should Know About Ethical and Spiritual Leadership recognizes that effective headteachers possess a sound ethical and spiritual foundation in their leadership styles. Headteachers influence, promote and encourage the personal, academic and worldly learning potential in every individual - students, staff and parents alike. In this book, aspiring, new, and experienced headteachers will learn how to find the core values that drive their leadership, reflect on and renew the moral imperatives of the headship, and hone their abilities in resolving dilemmas in sound and ethical ways.

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Jeffrey Glanz currently serves as a Senior Fellow at the Institute for University-School Partnership, Director of the Masters Program and the Raine and Stanley Silverstein Chair in Professional Ethics and Values at the Azrieli Graduate School of Jewish Education and Administration at Yeshiva University. Prior to coming to YU, Dr. Glanz served as Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Education at Wagner College in Staten Island, New York. He also coordinated the educational leadership program that led to New York State certification as a principal and assistant principal. Prior to arriving at Wagner, he served as executive assistant to the president of Kean University in Union, New Jersey. Dr. Glanz held faculty status as a tenured professor in the Department of Instruction and Educational Leadership at Kean University's College of Education. He was named Graduate Teacher of the Year in 1999 by the Student Graduate Association and was also that year's recipient of the Presidential Award for Outstanding Scholarship. He served as a teacher and assistant principal in the New York City public schools. He has conducted numerous workshops and seminars internationally. Dr. Glanz has authored, coauthored, and co-edited 20 books and has many peer-reviewed article publications.


Dedication Acknowledgments About the Author Questionnaire: Before We Get Started... 1. Introduction Case Study and Reflective Questions 2. Best Practices in Leading Ethically, With Moral Purpose, and With an Awareness of the Spiritual Maintaining Assumptions About Ethics Creating and Sustaining an Ethical Organization Affirming 3 Qualities for a Moral Life Following 7 Spiritual Gateways Becoming a Holistic Educator Conclusion 3. Leading With Soul and Conviction: Five Essential Virtues for Effective Leadership Exhibiting Courage Maintaining Impartiality Demonstrating Empathy Judging Ethically Remaining Humble Conclusion 4. Approaches to Resolving Ethical Dilemmas Utilizing the Rest Model Attending to the Five Principles of Ethics Raising 12 Questions When Making a Decision Conclusion Conclusion: The Moral Imperatives of School Leadership Resource A. Realities of Ethical and Spiritual Leadership: In-Basket Simulations Resource B. Assessing Your Role as an Ethical and Spiritual Leader Resource C. An Annotated Bibliography of Best Resources References Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 06/12/2005
  • ISBN13: 9781412915885
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 120
  • ID: 9781412915885
  • weight: 213
  • ISBN10: 1412915880

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