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ERIC Number: ED495354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Sep-14
Pages: 264
Abstractor: ERIC
ISBN: ISBN-978-1-41293-739-9
Leadership Coaching for Educators:Bringing Out the Best in School Administrators
Reiss, Karla
Corwin Press
In this resource, educational coach Karla Reiss helps superintendents, principals, and teachers understand the fundamentals of effective leadership coaching programs that result in long-lasting educational change. Using a balance of theory and practice, Reiss offers 11 core competencies adopted by the rapidly growing coaching profession including setting a foundation, ethical guidelines, effective communication, and facilitating learning and results. Also included are strategies for overcoming resistance, conducting a coaching session, creating a coaching plan, and more. Aligned with the International Coach Federation's Professional Coaching Core Competencies, this exciting resource: (1) Explains the role and skills of coaching; (2) Guides educators on designing and implementing an effective coaching program; (3) Includes real examples and success stories; (4) Provides sample coaching techniques and dialogue; (5) Offers myriad graphic organizers, diagrams, checklists, and planners; and (6) Contains practical leadership tools and templates for staff developers. Coaching, done well, offers enormous potential for creating real change. Following the Preface, Purpose, How I Came to Coaching, About the Contents, Author's Notes, Acknowledgments, and About the Author. This book is divided into three parts: Part (I) Making a Case for Leadership Coaching; (II) Coaching Mindsets and Skill Sets; and (III) Ensuring Success Through Coaching. Resources are: (A) Coaching Mindset Self-Assessment; (B) Coachee Readiness Checklist; (C) ICF Professional Coaching Core Competencies; (D) ICF Standards of Ethical Conduct; (E) Examining Limiting Beliefs;(F) Conducting a POWERful Coaching Session; (G) Professional Coaching Plan: Quarterly Goals and Initial Actions; (H) Weekly Coaching Action Planner; (I) Useful Assessment Tools to Use in Coaching and (J)Successful Coaching Implementation Checklist. A list of References and Index are also included.
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Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Parents; Support Staff; Counselors; Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners; Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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