October 2005, Jossey-Bass
This book is a volume in the Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Educationa series designed to meet the demand for new ideas and insights about leadership in schools.
James Ryan is professor in the Department of Theory and Policy Studies at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. Prior to entering academia, Ryan was a teacher and administrator in schools in northern Canada. His research interests include leadership, diversity, and inclusion.
- Dealing with student diversity is a pressing concern for school leaders
Ryan is one of the most innovative researchers in the field
Short, practical, and easy-to-read--tailored for the busy professional
Helps both aspiring and practicing leaders keep up with an evolving field.
“More than simply a book about diversity, Jim Ryan’s Inclusive Leadership takes educational leadership to the next level.”-- Duncan Waite, editor, The International Journal of Leadership in Education
“This book provides practitioners and scholars with the essence of inclusive leadership, which provides all stakeholders with an opportunity to influence education.”-- Margaret Grogan, professor and chair, Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Missouri-Columbia
“Educating for and with diversity is perhaps the greatest challenge facing schools today. Jim Ryan's book will help every educator think through the issues and strategies involved in meeting this challenge."-- Ben Levin, Deputy Minister of Education,