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Caring Enough to Lead How Reflective Practice Leads to Moral Leadership

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ISBN-10: 141295598X

ISBN-13: 9781412955980

Edition: 3rd 2008

Authors: Leonard O. Pellicer

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"Leonard Pellicer is more believable than many authors because he practices what he preaches. This book represents a gift from someone who shows us that leading and caring go hand in hand. I have skimmed through all too many books on leadership. Most don't speak to me. This one got my attention. Through a rich collection of anecdotes and stories, rather than pronouncements and recipes, I know it will grab yours." From the Foreword by Terrence E. Deal "Pellicer reminds educators why we entered the education field in the first place. He has hit the proverbial nail on its head, and I highly encourage all graduate schools of education and all teacher leaders to make this book required…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Corwin Press
Publication date: 8/29/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 200
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.924
Language: English

Leonard O. Pellicer is Dean of the School of Education and Organizational Leadership at the University of La Verne and Distinguished Professor Emeritus from the University of South Carolina. He has served in a number of teaching and leadership roles over the past thirty-five years. He served as the first director of the South Carolina Educational Policy Center, at the University of South Carolina, and was also the director of the African American Professors Program, a program designed to address the problem of a shortage of African American professors at predominantly white higher-education institutions. His experiences prior to joining the faculty at the University of South Carolina…    

Foreword to the Third Edition
Foreword to the Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Preface
Acknowledgments
About the Author
It's Better to Know Some of the Questions Than All of the Answers
Why Am I Going to Visit Bob?
What Is a Leader?
Why Should Leaders Care About Caring?
What Do I Care About?
What Do I Believe About People?
Am I Taking Care of My Water Buffalo?
What Does It Mean to Be a Teacher?
Am I Willing to Share Power?
What Does It Mean to Be Responsible?
Why Am I Doing This?
Am I Willing to Jump for the Trapeze?
Who's the King or Queen of the Jungle?
"Honey, Do These Pants Make Me Look Fat?"
Can I Care Enough to Do the Little Things?
"Can You Just Call Me Willie, Mrs. Peterson?"
How Are Schools Transformed?
Why Do I Choose to Lead?
What Do Leaders Owe to Those Who Follow?
Can I Care Enough to Be My Own Best Friend?
Will That Be a Senior Cup of Coffee?
Your Leadership Becomes You!
References
Index