Jim Knight

Knight, Jim

Jim Knight is a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning and the president of the Instructional Coaching Group. He has presented and consulted in most states, and eight countries. Knight also leads the coaching institutes and the Annual Instructional Coaching Conference in Lawrence, Kansas.

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Areas of expertise
  • Instructional Coaching
  • Instructional Leadership


  • High-Impact Instruction: This seminar provides an overview of high-yield teaching strategies built into the framework for great teaching, known as the Big Four. Specifically, participants will learn about the instructional areas of content planning, formative assessment, engaging instruction, and community building.
  • Creating an Impact School: Learn how to focus your professional learning on easy-to-understand targets, how to accelerate professional learning, and which teaching practices have the greatest impact in the classroom.