EDU 6900: Ethical Leadership


The principle mission of the Organizational Leadership Teacher Leader program is to help learners recognize, understand, build, and cultivate their individual leadership skills. Such skills will be developed by reflecting on leadership theories, current practice, and personal leadership development and by having a systemic view of leadership and the role of leaders. The program is anchored in application and how learners utilize and model teacher leader best practices in their day-to-day professional and personal lives.


  1. Analyze the moral development of children and the impact on future decision-making.
  2. Compare and contrast the ethical code of conduct for educators in different states.
  3. Analyze the ethical decision-making process and how past decisions impact future decisions.
  4. Synthesize the impact and challenges brought about by the era of accountability in education.
  5. Develop a matrix of local collaboration that supports ethical development in youth as well as adults.
  6. Summarize the impact of leadership development and ethical development on future goals as a teacher leader in your grade-level, department, building, and/or district.


  1. EDU 5102
  2. EDU 5100
  3. EDU 6000


Ethical leadership and decision making in education: Applying theoretical persectives to complex dilemmas (Rev: 4th ed.)

Publisher: Routledge (2016)
Author: Shapiro, J. P., & Stefkovich, J. A.
ISBN: 9781138776265
Price: $161.20

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