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Let My Spirit Soar!
Narratives of Diverse Women in School Leadership



March 1998 | 176 pages | Corwin
Expands the leadership paradigm by examining conceptions of leadership from the `margins', that is by expanding current perspectives on leadership and exploring the impact of culture and community on those who lead. It contains the stories of nine diverse women in positions of school leadership.

Flora Ida Ortiz
Foreword
 
Thriving on Variety
The Carriers of Song, Story and Dance

 
 
PART ONE: THE SHARING OF LIVES: LET MY SPIRIT SOAR!
 
Between Rivers, Dreams and Different Worlds
Yvonne's Story - A Latina, Algonquin, Italian Woman

 
 
A Tale of Balance and Wit
Margaret's Story - A Tamil Indian Woman

 
 
A Passionate Web of Living
Catherine's Story - A Cuban Woman

 
 
Capturing the Soul - Working for Fellowship
Jackie's Story - An African American Woman

 
 
I Won't Back Down
Jolie's Story - An African American Woman

 
 
The Golden Chord Which Speaks to My Soul
Opal's Story - A Chinese American Woman

 
 
I Come from Gray
Rachel's Story - A Japanese American Woman

 
 
Remaking Childhood
Sarah's Story - A European American Woman Making Alternative Choices

 
 
Being a Late Bloomer
Tina's Story - A Filipina Woman

 
 
PART TWO: CONCLUDING THOUGHTS
 
From Story to Insight

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