The district superintendent’s role in supporting prosocial education (with Florence C. Chang and Joyce A. Barnes). In Ann Higgins-D’Alessandro, Phil Brown, Mike Corrigan, and Betty W. Straub (Eds.), The Prosocial Education Handbook. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.

Foreword. In Richard Sagor and Deborah Rickey, The Relentless Pursuit of Excellence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2012.

Leading for social responsibility. In Paul Houston, Alan Blankstein, and Robert Cole (Eds.), Leadership for Social Justice and Democracy in Our Schools. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2011.

The connection between character, service, and social-emotional learning, (with M. McCarthy). In M.J. Elias & H. Arnold, (Eds.), The Educator’s Guide to Emotional Intelligence and Academic Achievement: Social-emotional Learning in the Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press, 2006.

The bridges to civility: Empathy, ethics, civics and service. In M. Seymour (Ed), Educating for Humanity: Rethinking the Purposes of Education. Boulder, CO: Paradigm, 2004.

Effective recruitment and induction: Lessons learned. In J. I. Goodlad and T. J. McMannon (Eds.), The Teaching Career. New York: Teachers College Press, 2004.

The real ropes course: The development of social consciousness.   In J. C. McDermott (Ed), Beyond the Silence: Listening for Democracy. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann, 1999.

School as a moral community (with Diane Berreth and Susan Anderson). In Amitai Etzioni (Ed.), Character Building for a Democratic, Civil Society. Washington D.C.: The Communitarian Network, 1997.