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Taking the Lead: New Roles for Teachers and School-Based Coaches - 2nd Edition

Joellen Killion and Cindy Harrison

Taking the Lead outlines 10 practical and powerful roles for school-based coaches responsible for helping teachers increase their capacity to serve all students. The second edition is a rich update to Killion and Harrison’s essential resource and includes dozens of online tools that support deep exploration and implementation of the concepts covered in the book.

Features include:

  • Updated review of the evidence on the effects of coaching;
  • Deep discussions about the 10 roles of coaches;
  • Real-world vignettes based on authentic experiences of coaches;
  • Focus on the culture of coaching and the power of team coaching;
  • Chapter about troubleshooting challenges to coaching; and
  • Guidance for school- and system leaders who create the conditions supporting coaches and coaching programs.

With new content ranging from the strategic to the specific, this practical resource guides school-based coaches and leaders in the practice of student-focused coaching. System leaders may use Taking the Lead as they advocate the design of a coaching program focused on team, school, and district learning goals.

School-based coaches and teacher leaders will find advice for coaching a reluctant colleague, drawing up an effective working agreement, reflecting on their own practice, or troubleshooting a challenge.

Published: Learning Forward, 2017

Orders of 25 or more qualify for a large order discount. Call 800-727-7288 for more information.

Price: $48.00
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