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978-1-7936-1526-8 • Hardback • April 2023 • $85.00 • (£65.00)
978-1-7936-1527-5 • eBook • March 2023 • $45.00 • (£35.00)
Kendra Lowery is associate dean for equity and engagement and associate professor of educational leadership in Teachers College at Ball State University.
Silvia Romero-Johnson is an educational leader in the field of K-12 education.
Chapter 1An Explanation of Constructs and Relevant Research About Latina/o/x P-12 School Leaders
Chapter 2Introduction to the School Leaders
Chapter 3Community Cultural Wealth: Lessons from Childhood, Family, and Community
Chapter 4The Pathway to Leadership: Motivations and Steps Taken
Chapter 5Social Justice Advocacy: Evidence from Latina/o/x School Leaders
Chapter 6Engraving Latino Educational Leadership
Chapter 7 Promising Practices For Supporting Latina/o/x School Leaders
Count Lowery and Romero-Johnson's new book as a critical resource for school leaders who are striving to increase diversity among their teams and to build their cultural competence toolkit. The personal stories and real world advice guide their readers to both effective solutions and practical steps to increasing diversity and ultimately student outcomes.— Brenda Cassellius, Former Boston Public School Superintendent and former Minnesota Commissioner of Education
Engraving School Districts With the Cultural Wealth and Social Justice Advocacy of Latinx School Leaders is a must-read for all leaders, especially Latina/x/o school leaders. The authors provide important leadership perspectives that are traditionally marginalized. The perspectives shared in this book will inspire, and empower all leaders that are committed to equity and excellence.— Raymond Sanchez, Ossining Union Free School District Superintendent
This work critically connects the dots across the necessary commitment of equity and excellence for our Latino communities, students, and families to understand why and how Latina/o/x Leaders matter; illustrating how to grow, enhance, and sustain Latino Educational Leadership scholarship and advocacy for our communities towards a more just and inclusive society.— Cristóbal Rodríguez, Arizona State University