Coaching for Educators

Develop, apply, and improve your skills as an educational coach in order to successfully provide support to educators.

Program Overview

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.

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Approximately 45 hours

Up to 6 months to complete coursework

Estimated Tuition


Ways to Learn



3 PDUs

Graduate Level Professional Development Credits

Key Features

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

Course Topics:

  • The “What” and “Why” of Coaching
  • The Coaching Cycle
  • Foundational Skills of Coaching
  • Language of Coaching
  • Understanding and Applying Coaching Roles & Responsibilities
  • Challenges, Successes and Lessons Learned
  • Goal Setting
  • Providing Meaningful Feedback

Who Should Enroll?

  • Teachers   
  • Induction Mentor 
  • Principals
  • Site Administrators
  • Teachers on Special Assignment (TOSAs)
  • Curriculum Specialists
  • Instructional Specialists

Earn your credit in 3 simple steps

Step 1
Register online.

Step 2
Complete the course.

Step 3
Receive credits and obtain an official transcript.


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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.

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