administrators - Steve Barkley

Podcast: Ongoing Coaching for Instructional Coaches, Teacher Leaders, & Administrators

When leaders leave workshops and return to the “real” world, they often are overwhelmed by tasks, making it difficult to convert what was learned in a program into actions that […]

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Podcast: Supervision/Coaching Confusion

Some teacher leaders and administrators have job descriptions that include what I would call elements of coaching and elements of supervision. In an effort to be efficient, these leaders sometimes […]

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Podcast: Expanding Instructional Coaching to a Culture of Coaching

What are the actions that school administrators and instructional coaches can take to support the building of a culture of coaching within a school? How does peer coaching embedded in […]

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Why Reach Out for Coaching?

Crystal Frommert, a middle school instructional coach, recently shared,” Coaches can do a lot to help even veteran teachers improve, especially when teachers know what kinds of support they’re looking […]

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Identifying Leadership Behaviors

This week I facilitated planning sessions with K12 building principals and their administrative teams including instructional coaches. The purpose of the sessions was to identify leadership behaviors that would support […]

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How Administrators Support Instructional Coaches

“What does your principal do/say that supports your work with teachers?” That was the question I posed to a team of instructional coaches I worked with recently. The coaches had […]

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