Disarming Privilege to Achieve Equitable School Communities: A Spiritually-Attuned School Leadership Response to Our Storied Lives

William C. Frick, University of Oklahoma
Jim Parsons, University of Alberta
J. Edward Frick, Elizabethtown College


This conceptual paper addresses the nature of white male privilege within school administration and how that privilege, through an examination and clarification of equity as justice, can be checked, interrogated and possibly moderated by a reflection on the spiritual nature of leading for democratic change.