`I strongly endorse this book and feel that it holds great promise for the field' -Ray Terrell, Coauthor of Cultural Proficiency ( Corwin Press, 1999)This timely volume provides powerful solutions for building models of leadership that are effective in developing schools wherein positive interethnic relations can flourish. Schools can be vehicles for interethnic change when proactive leadership is developed and maintained.
AcknowledgmentsAbout the AuthorsIntroductionPart I. A Framework for Developing Positive Interethnic Communities1. Leading From Within2. Assessing the School Context3. Understanding Racial and Ethnic Conflict4. Identifying High-Priority Needs--Individual and Schoolwide5. Envisioning Positive Interethnic Relations6. Selecting Approaches for a Coherent Plan7. Implementing and Refining the Plan8. Documenting and Communicating Success in Interethnic RelationsPart II. Cases in Interethnic Relations for School Leaders9. The Ripple Effect of Conflict10. The Power of the School Secretary11. Challenging Attitudes12. What's Data Got to Do With It?13. Dilemmas of Pluralism and Unity14. Maintaining ConfidentialityResource A: MethodologyResource B: Resources for SchoolsResource C: Alignment With Standards for School LeadershipReferencesIndex