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math-better-conversations-june20-mcc-monitor-adBetter Conversations for Instructional Leaders

June 8, 2020

Effective coaches and instructional leaders communicate their message clearly, build healthy emotional connections with others, and maneuver through emotionally complex situations in ways that allow them to speak the truth so that will be heard. This workshop introduces 6 beliefs and 10 habits that promote healthy and productive relationships and is based on Better Conversations (Knight, 2016).


Participants will receive a copy of Better Conversations and its supporting workbook. REGISTER



math-intro-to-coaching-june20-mcc-monitor-adIntroduction to Leadership Coaching

June 9, 2020

The quality of the conversations in an organization can critically influence the organization’s effectiveness. This session explores how a coaching orientation, together with a strong coaching process and key coaching skills, can make a significant and immediate difference in the conversations in which school leaders engage every day. It provides leaders with the tools they need to take a coaching approach to all conversations with their teams.


Three areas of focus will guide the structure of the day:

  • The GROWTH Coaching System
  • Coaching Way of Being
  • Key Coaching Skills

This workshop was developed by Jim Knight's Instructional Coaching Group to provide a coaching model for administrators, supervisors, and evaluators that is differentiated from an instructional coaching model facilitated by an instructional coach or teacher leader.


Participants will receive a copy of The Leader's Guide to Coaching in Schools (Campbell and van Nieuwerburgh, 2018) and the Leaders as Coach Workbook (Knight, 2019). REGISTER

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