Leading Student-Centered Coaching: Building Principal and Coach Partnerships
Essential leadership moves for supporting instructional coaching in your school
Strong leadership is essential in any successful instructional coaching effort. Leading Student-Centered Coaching provides principals and district leaders with the background, practices, and tools required for leading coaching efforts that have a profound and positive impact on student and teacher learning. Filled with practical ideas that school leaders can easily apply to their own school settings, this book includes:
- -Tools and techniques for preparing a school for coaching, launching a coaching culture, and supporting coaches
- –Leadership Moves sections that provide strategies for building principal and coach partnerships
- -Richly detailed Lessons from the Field, based on the authors’ real-life experiences, that illustrate principal and coach collaboration
- -Recommendations for coaches to use as they strive to increase their impact
With a focus on the critical role of school leadership, this action-oriented guide provides the key ingredients for ensuring the success of school-based coaching initiative.