The teaching of ethics begins with the modeling of ethics. It is the manner in which everything is taught, including lessons in behavior, in the hallways, in classrooms, and in offices, by every adult.
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July 17, 2016
June 28, 2016
Doing the right thing when two rights are present is a clear example of how and why leaders must be able to access their highest values, their deeply seated values.
June 14, 2016
Leaders in this century must be leaders of change. In their discernment role, they must also determine the change to embrace and the one to resist.
June 05, 2016
Partnering with other like-minded educators, organizations, and networks is part of growing efforts to remember, reclaim, and relocate the heart of teaching and learning in reflective, trusting relationships and shared leadership.
May 31, 2016
Loyalty is a valued, and tricky, characteristic. Before being loyal to a person or an institution, one must be loyal to a guiding belief, conviction, or ideal.
May 19, 2016
This is truly a moment for the adults who make decisions about whether they are going to accept social change and create the environments in which all children can flourish to be courageous.
April 24, 2016
Bias cannot be outlawed. Laws can change our behaviors, not our beliefs. Beliefs change by choice and usually over time. It is a deeply personal process.
March 08, 2016
No good comes from a fractured environment. Fighting over points of view, misunderstandings and resentment cannot contribute to a healthy school environment for children.
March 01, 2016
What leverage will school leaders have over their culture of civility and respect, when the media has the lack of civility and disrespect playing on a 24-hour loop?
February 07, 2016
Rarely does a district value the development of the personal leadership capacities of their leaders and even more rarely do they invest in them.