Practical strategies for building coach-leader relationships
Leadership is complex work. High quality leadership coaching is one of the most effective methods of professional development for leaders. Coach It Further uses a narrative format to illustrate the important aspects of leadership that leaders and coaches can work on together to achieve their shared goals. It includes:
- Authentic stories from leaders and students
- The Collaborative Leadership Growth Cycle, which provides leaders with a starting point and specific steps to take to reach their goals
- Strategies for the four priorities research shows school leaders are most concerned about: collective efficacy, communication, student and family engagement, and political climate
- Reflection questions for leadership coaches to use with their leader-coaches
Whether you are a seasoned coach, a leader looking to be coached, or a leader looking for guidance on how to coach burgeoning leaders among your staff, this book will build your confidence and provide you with valuable insights and strategies.
Offers a model of how educators can engage in the art of leadership coaching. School administrators will connect to the realistic, varied, and detailed examples illustrating the complexities of leadership. Here you will find thoughtful insights and practical suggestions for improving the quality of leadership coaching in your practice.
–Jenni Donohoo, Best-selling author and Professional Learning Facilitator
A must-read for school leaders and leadership coaches. You will connect to the real struggles of a principal learning to be coached. This book is chock-full of research, tips, and examples to help you improve your self-efficacy as a leader.
–Jessica Johnson, School Leader
Co-Author of The Coach Approach to School Leadership and Breaking Out of Isolation
By helping leaders focus on impactful goals, coaches demonstrate how leaders can become better coaches for their assistant principals, building an overall stronger school community. Watch Peter DeWitt, author of Coach It Further, as he uses a unique case study approach to guide participants through the coaching process.