Tough Choices for Teachers Ethical Challenges in Today's Schools and Classrooms

ISBN-10: 1607090864

ISBN-13: 9781607090861

Edition: 2009

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List price: $32.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Education
Publication date: 3/16/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 152
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Theodore B. Creighton is currently a Professor and Program Leader in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Virginia Tech. Prior to joining the faculty at Virginia Tech, he served as Director of the Center for Research and Doctoral Studies in Educational Leadership at Sam Houston State University and as a Professor in Educational Leadership at Idaho State University. His background includes teaching atnbsp;all grade levels in Washington, D.C.; Cleveland, Ohio; and Los Angeles, California. His administrative experience includes serving as principal and superintendent in both Fresno and Kern Counties, California. He holds a BS degree in teacher educationnbsp;from Indiana University of Pennsylvania,nbsp;a master's degree in educational administration fromnbsp;California State University Long Beach,nbsp;and a doctorate from the University of California Davis. Though active in many professional organizations, he devotes considerable time to his role as Executive Director of the National Council of Professors of Educational Administration. He also serves as a member of the National Policy Board for Educational Administration (NPBEA), and as a Stafford Faculty Fellow for the National Institute on Leadership, Disabilities and Students Placed at Risk (NILDSPAR). He recently was appointed as Project Director of the Connexions Knowledge Base Project, an international initiative in collaboration with Rice University charged with assembling the knowledge base in educational administration. His research includes examining the forces of the school principalship, and he is widely published in the area of schools with alternative forms of school leadership.Rebecca Lynn Wilke, Ed.D., is Adjunct Professor of Education at the University of San Diego and also affiliated with the Poway Beginning Teacher Support and Assistance (BTSA) program in southern California. Rebecca and her husband Steve, a psychologist, offer training in leadership, education, and development through their company LEADon.biz, which serves schools, corporations, and community organizations. nbsp;

Preface
Acknowledgments
A Note to the Reader
A Note to the Instructor
Thinking about Ethics
Approaches to Ethical Decision Making
The Truth and Its Consequences
Playing by the Rules
Time Constraints
Many Are Called, One Is Chosen
Property Matters
Credit-and Where It Is Due
Making the Grade
Religion, Politics, and Delicate Curricular Subjects
Relationship Red Flags
The Dating Game
Sex and the Single Teacher
Character Matters
Epilogue
Helping Student Athletes or Helping Students with Special Needs: An Ethical Dilemma
Recommended Readings for Educators about Ethics and Values
Recommended Resources for Today's Teachers
References
About the Authors
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