Corwin: Leadership Coaching for Educators: Bringing Out the Best in School Administrators: Karla J. Reiss: 9781412937405
Leadership Coaching for Educators

Leadership Coaching for Educators

Bringing Out the Best in School Administrators

Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau Karla J. Reiss The Change Place
© 2007   264 pages   7" x 10"  
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How I Came to Coaching
About the Contents
Author's Notes
About the Author
Part I. Making a Case for Leadership Coaching
1. Why Coaching? Why Now?
What’s the Payoff?
Coaching Defined
Coaching: A Booming Profession
The Need for Leadership Coaching
Executive Coaching for School Leaders Emerges
The Cost of Not Coaching
Coaching in the Business World
Coaching in the Nonprofit World
Coaching: A Strategy for Achieving Peak Performance
Coaching: It’s All About Change
Emotional Intelligence and Coaching
Part II. Coaching Mind-Sets and Skill Sets
2. Getting Started as a Coach
Developing a Coaching Mindset
Coaching Mindset Attributes
Consider the Coachee
Different Reasons to Coach
Coaching the Whole Person
Connecting Outer Goals With the Inner Self
Values Matter
Empowering Others for Success
Professional Organizations
Core Competencies: Implications for Educators
3. Core Coaching Competencies 1-4
Core Coaching Competencies
Setting the Foundation
Co-Creating the Relationship
4. Core Coaching Competencies 5-7
Communicating Effectively
5. Core Coaching Competencies 8-11
Facilitating Learning and Results
Part III. Ensuring Success Through Coaching
6. Strategies to Break Through Resistance
Conquering Resistance
Limiting Beliefs
External Obstacles
Changing Individuals, Changing Systems
Abandoning the Comfort Zone
The Cycle of Change
Three Stages of Transition
The Four Laws of Change
Possibility Thinking
Visioning a New Future
Five Essential Components of Peak Performance
The Language of Change
7. Powerful Coaching in Action
The POWERful Coaching Framework(TM)
Phases of a Coaching Relationship
Aligning Goals and Actions for Extraordinary Results: Setting Goals
Aligning Goals and Actions for Extraordinary Results: Developing a Professional Coaching Plan
Using Assessments in Coaching
8. Implementing Successful Coaching
Creating Conditions for Success
Communication Flow and Confidentiality
Policies and Decision Making
Selecting and Training Coaches
Leadership Coaching for School Change
A Coaching Approach to Continuous School System Improvement
Resource A: Coaching Mindset Self-Assessment
Resource B: Coachee Readiness Checklist
Resource C: ICF Professional Coaching Core Competencies
Resource D: ICF Standards of Ethical Conduct
Resource E: Examining Limiting Beliefs
Resource F: Conducting a POWERful Coaching Session
Resource G: Professional Coaching Plan: Quarterly Goals and Initial Actions
Resource H: Weekly Coaching Action Planner
Resource I: Useful Assessment Tools to Use in Coaching
Resource J: Successful Coaching Implementation Checklist

Leadership Coaching for Educators

Bringing Out the Best in School Administrators

Speaker Through the Corwin Speakers' Bureau Karla J. Reiss The Change Place
© 2007   264 pages   7" x 10"  

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About This Title

"This material will be very valuable to principals and their superintendents who are trying to understand how to leverage their limited resources and enhance leadership competencies."
-Charles Elbot, Director, Office of Character and School Culture, Denver Public Schools, CO

"This excellent includes a wonderful balance of theory and practice. It is clear, passionate, and tied to professional standards."
-Michael Keany, Director, Long Island School Leadership Center

Discover how effective leadership coaching can create lasting school change!

KGNU: 6/2007

In this innovative resource, educational coach Karla Reiss helps superintendents, principals, and teachers understand the fundamentals of effective leadership coaching programs that result in long-lasting educational change.

Using a balance of theory and practice, Reiss offers 11 core competencies adopted by the rapidly growing coaching profession including setting a foundation, ethical guidelines, effective communication, and facilitating learning and results. Also included are strategies for overcoming resistance, conducting a coaching session, creating a coaching plan, and more.

Aligned with the International Coach Federation’s Professional Coaching Core Competencies, this exciting resource:

  • Explains the role and skills of coaching
  • Guides educators on designing and implementing an effective coaching program
  • Includes real examples and success stories
  • Provides sample coaching techniques and dialogue
  • Offers myriad graphic organizers, diagrams, checklists, and planners
  • Contains practical leadership tools and templates for staff developers

Coaching, done well, offers enormous potential for creating real change. Use this guide for implementing a successful coaching program in your school and across your district, effecting educational lasting change!

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