Coach It Further: Using the Art of Coaching to Improve School Leadership
Too often leaders are being asked to be instructional leaders, but many either do not know what that means exactly, or they are unclear where to begin. Building leaders were once thought of us managers, so this idea of instructional leadership can be complex. In this presentation, Peter DeWitt focuses on how all methods of coaching can help leaders focus on six specific areas of instructional leadership, and learn how to build collective efficacy among staff to build a more collaborative community.
Participants will learn why leadership coaching can be a powerful method to help leaders become more successful.
Participants will learn the six main areas of instructional leadership, which are implementation, instructional strategies, student engagement, knowledge dimensions, collective efficacy, and evidence of impact.
Participants will learn the challenges leaders face that often prevents them from reaching instructional leadership
Participants will learn about collective efficacy and the complexities to building it with staff
Participants will learn why opportunity, purpose, expectations, and next steps are important to leadership coaching
Participants will learn the characteristics often sought in the high quality leaders
Target Audience: Zonal Directors, Cluster Superintendents, School Leaders, Heads of Department Teacher Leaders, Instructional Coaches, Key Personnel