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Cultural proficiency a manual for school leaders by Randall B. Lindsey

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Published by Corwin Press in Thousand Oaks, Calif .
Written in English



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  • Multicultural education -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Educational sociology -- United States -- Case studies.,
  • Educational leadership -- United States -- Case studies.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 341-351) and index.

StatementRandall B. Lindsey, Kikanza Nuri Robins, Raymond D. Terrell.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsRobins, Kikanza Nuri, 1950-, Terrell, Raymond D.
LC ClassificationsLC1099.3 .L555 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 370 p. :
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3577519M
ISBN 100761946438, 0761946446
LC Control Number2002154045

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The Cultural Proficiency Journey book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Because equitable education for every child is a /5. (3) This book will reference the latest versions of the Cultural Proficiency and Cognitive Coaching Frameworks, both of which have been updated since the publication of the first edition. (4) This edition will include revised case studies that focus more specifically on using data as a . An Implementation Template for Cultural Proficiency By Trudy T. Arrianga, Randall B. Lindsey. See how Ventura Unified School District successfully implemented cultural proficiency, which opened long-closed doors for marginalized students and returned gains on every key success metric.   `This book presents a rationale to support leaders of schools who are committed to cultural proficiency and provides a manual to work towards achieving this` - School Leadership & Management Cultural Proficiency, Second Edition, incorporates suggestions and feedback from the authors′ colleagues, readers, clients, and students, resulting in an easier-to-use format and updated 1/5(1).

  Cultural Proficiency helps us all establish a mindset and worldview for effectively describing and responding to inequities. Its inside-outside approach to leadership is grounded in the assumption that honest introspection is a requirement to leading equity-driven change. And now, with updated content, new case studies, expanded vignettes, new Reviews: Cultural Proficiency Continuum. Our Cultural Proficiency Continuum provides a language for understanding one’s true awareness of the cultures and identities of each student. Through self-assessment, the continuum can help to measure attitudes and beliefs in order to recognize both healthy and unhealthy cultural actions. Cultural proficiency is a way of being that allows individuals and organ-izations to interact effectively with people who differ from them. It is a developmental approach for addressing the issues that emerge in diverse environments. In , with colleagues, Terry Cross, executive director. In today’s era of accountable care and emphasis on improving care and controlling cost, cultural proficiency is a “must do.” Cultural sensitivity potentially can save both lives and money (5).

"This book is a riveting and unparalleled resource for all educational merchants of hope. Cultural proficiency is the conduit of fortified relationships built to garner the greatest awareness of our individual and collective differences and similarities. That is the starting point for cultural proficiency, and cultural proficiency is a new skill set that all American teachers must have to provide every student with the best learning environment. Recommended Reading. Excellent recent book in a rich literature: Zaretta’ Hammond’s Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain. To accomplish cultural proficiency, schools will need strong leadership from principals. Reyes Quezada is a professor of learning and teaching at the University of San Diego. Delores Lindsey is a retired professor of educational administration at California State University, San Marcos. Using cultural proficiency as a lens, the authors guide practitioners through the process of gathering and analyzing data to meet the needs of historically underserved students. This book outlines a critical evaluation process and provides rubrics to examine why some students are .