Caring School Leadership

Caring School Leadership

Mark A. Smylie, Joseph F. Murphy, Karen Seashore Louis


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Principles and possibilities to inform and inspire caring in your leadership practices!


The values and themes in this book will help you fulfill your school leadership practices with a renewed recognition of the human side of schooling. Written for leaders at all levels, this research-based collection of ideas, strategies, and examples focuses on caring as what’s been missing from school improvement plans that produce academic success and socially and emotionally well-rounded students. In addition to insights and lessons about caring from educators and human service professions like nursing and ministry, readers will be introduced to themes of

·         Caring in interpersonal relationships with students
·         Cultivating schools as caring environments
·         Fostering caring in families and communities