Ayers Institute Coaching Academy - Models and Practices

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Event date(s): 
June 14 - 15, 2022
Event time(s): 
8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (Central Time) both days
Event location: 
Lipscomb University - Ezell Center

The Ayers Institute Coaching Academy: Coaching Models and Practices is structured to equip new coaches and build capacity in current coaches through interactive instruction and relevant practice focused on the skills necessary for coaching. Participants will engage in explicit instruction to explore the skills of committed listening, paraphrasing, presuming positivity, and providing reflective feedback, and then practice these skills throughout the sessions. Participants also explore the differences between coaching and evaluation, what virtual coaching looks and sounds like, and how to approach each leadership role with a coach mindset. This academy is useful for new coaches to learn how to engage in coaching, current coaches who want to develop their coaching skills further, and principals wanting to start coaching programs or build capacity in current programs.

Dr. Karen Marklein, Director of Programs