Recognize, shape, and use your leadership skills to become a stronger, more effective teacher. Learning to Lead provides an in-depth look at how leadership skills impact all areas of early childhood care and education with an accessible combination of leadership theory and practice. Topics and issues covered include human development, diversity, anti-bias, work with families, and social change.
New to this edition is information on leadership connections in school-age care and nurturing leadership in children, as well as updated stories, examples, research, and theories to reflect cultural and professional changes. Each chapter is built around a combination of theories, examples, and reflection questions—all designed to prompt self-evaluation and personal leadership development. Learning to Lead is a must-have resource for early childhood teachers at all levels.
Debra Ren-etta Sullivan is President and Cofounder of the Praxis Institute for Early Childhood, Seattle, Washington. She has twenty-three years of experience in higher education as a teacher, researcher, and administrator and served as the first Dean of Pacific Oaks College Northwest in Seattle. She lives in Seattle.