Coaching for Educators
Develop, apply, and improve your skills as an educational coach in order to successfully provide support to educators.
This course is designed for all those who are interested in and aspiring to become educational coaches. You will develop and expand your knowledge of educational coaching and have the opportunity to apply that knowledge through your study and practice. You will also develop your ability to self-reflect on your own strengths and challenges within the coaching process and determine next steps for the purpose of enhancing practice.
Approximately 45 hoursUp to 6 months to complete coursework
Ways to Learn
3 PDUsGraduate Level Professional Development Credits
Online and self-paced | Dedicated mentor | Interactive assignments
Real-world case studies | Authentic assessments | Earn graduate level professional development credits
Upon successful mastery of this course, you will be able to:
- Create a personalized definition for the "what” and “why” of coaching and its value
to those being coached
- Effectively apply foundational skills of coaching (Listening, Building Trust, Expressing Empathy, Appreciative Inquiry, Design Thinking)
- Self-assess, reflect on, and monitor learning and growth within your coaching
Who Should Enroll?
- Induction Mentor
- Site Administrators
- Teachers on Special Assignment (TOSAs)
- Curriculum Specialists
- Instructional Specialists
What are Graduate-level Professional Development Credits?
Graduate-level professional development credits are not part of a degree program but instead are primarily used for professional advancement such as salary increment steps and recertification. Students should seek approval from appropriate district officials before enrolling in these courses.