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Empower your staff through coaching! There is an urgent need for school leaders to go beyond “top-down” supervision and coach educators to succeed. Use this comprehensive resource to design and implement an effective, school-wide coaching system that yields powerful results. Aligned with the International Coach Federation’s Professional Coaching Core Competencies, this revised edition demystifies the coaching process and includes: • Recent research projects, award-winning success stories, and trends in the field • Guidance for school leaders on developing, designing, and implementing a successful coaching program • Graphic organizers and practical examples of coaching dialogue • Evaluation tools for coach development An expert educational consultant and founder of The Change Place, LLC, the author is a former president of the New York State Staff Development Council. “Leadership Coaching for Educators offers coaching tips and examples that can be easily adapted. A major strength of this book is the focus on a current topic. The author provides the background, definitions, a foundation and steps necessary for successful coaching implementation.” —Delsia Easley, Principal W. E. Striplin Elementary Gadsden, AL “The work is very well organized and is presented sequentially. It is very easy to follow. The author makes a great case that a major part of the success of each player is dependent upon the coach and the coaching process.” —Dr. Robert A. Frick, Superintendent (Retired) Lampeter-Strasburg School District “The author’s passion for coaching is evident. This makes the text more engaging and helps the reader to become more curious about exploring coaching a change strategy.” —Ruth S. Johnson, Professor of Educational Leadership California State University, LA

Why Coaching? Why Now?
Why Coaching? Why Now?

Every moment of one’s existence, one is growing into more or retreating into less. One is always living a little more or dying a little bit.

—Norman Mailer
In This Chapter
  • Coaching Defined
  • Coaching: A Booming Profession
  • What’s the Payoff?
  • The Cost of Not Coaching
  • The Impact of Coaching on the Business Environment
  • Coaching Benefits
  • The Need for Leadership Coaching in Education
  • New Evaluation Systems and Leader Turnover Spark Need for Coaching Competence
  • Executive Coaching for School Leaders: An Important Strategy
  • Coaching Expands in Education
  • Recent Coaching Research in Education
  • Coaching: A Strategy for Achieving Peak Performance
  • Coaching: It’s ...
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