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The ICS Equity Team

Dr. Colleen A. Capper


Colleen A. Capper is Professor Emerita after serving 31 years in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has published extensively on leadership for social justice and equity. She is the editor of the book series Educational Leadership for Equity and Diversity (Routledge), and published four best-selling books:

  • Organizational Theory for Equity and Diversity: Leading Integrated, Socially Justice Education (Winner of the 2018 Taylor and Francis International Award for Outstanding New Textbook in Behavioral Sciences and Education)
  • Meeting the Needs of Students of All Abilities: Leading Beyond Inclusion (2nd edition) (with Elise Frattura)
  • Leading for Social Justice: Transforming Schools for All Learners (with Elise Frattura)
  • Educational Administration in a Pluralistic Society

Capper is a co-founder of Integrated Comprehensive Systems™ with Frattura. Capper partners with organizations including schools, districts, universities, non-profits, for-profits, health care systems, city/county governments, and professional associations around the globe to transform their systems internally and in the products and services they provide to eliminate inequities.