The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation

August 21, 2019 - Comment

Hands-on resources for new and seasoned school coaches This practical resource offers the foundational skills and tools needed by new coaching educators, as well as presenting an overview of the knowledge and theory base behind the practice. Established coaches will find numerous ways to deepen and refine their coaching practice. Principals and others who incorporate

Hands-on resources for new and seasoned school coaches

This practical resource offers the foundational skills and tools needed by new coaching educators, as well as presenting an overview of the knowledge and theory base behind the practice. Established coaches will find numerous ways to deepen and refine their coaching practice. Principals and others who incorporate coaching strategies into their work will also find a wealth of resources.

Aguilar offers a model for transformational coaching which could be implemented as professional development in schools or districts anywhere. Although she addresses the needs of adult learners, her model maintains a student-centered focus, with a specific lens on addressing equity issues in schools.

Offers a practical resource for school coaches, principals, district leaders, and other administrators Presents a transformational coaching model which addresses systems change Pays explicit attention to surfacing and interrupting inequities in schools

The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation offers a compendium of school coaching ideas, the book’s explicit, user-friendly structure enhances the ability to access the information.

Product Features

  • Jossey-Bass

Comments

Anonymous says:

Great for new coaches! I bought this book as I was going into my first year as an Instructional Coach. This book provided realistic and meaningful strategies, resources and advice that is readily applicable. Be sure to use the accompanying online resources and book study components as well!

Anonymous says:

A treasured resource This book is unlike any other that I have have found and I have walls of books on education, school reform and the like. “The Art of Coaching”, though, offers both a very practical, concrete and accessible path into coaching, and it is so much more sophisticated and nuanced than that. Showing a fierce commitment to equity, a compassion for those who are being coached and a set of reflections and tools that also transform the coach, this book is frequently used in my work.In…

Anonymous says:

A must read for Coaches at any level of experience. This book has served me well in providing guidance along the path towards sustainable school transformation. I choose to re-read “The Art of Coaching” during the transition between school assignments in an effort to engage my mind in a deep reflection process – relishing the road left behind and preparing for another exciting journey.

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