Learn how to implement an evidence-based model of instructional coaching that shifts the focus from “fixing” teachers to partnering with them to reach goals for student learning. Based on the forthcoming book,The Essential Guide for Student-Centered Coaching, we will examine:

  • The philosophy and core practices for Student-Centered Coaching
  • Common coaching challenges across grade levels and content areas
  • An emphasis on how coaching can be asset-based and focused on equity
  • Current research in adult learning and professional development
  • Examples of how to integrate curriculum into coaching cycles
  • Anecdotes that illustrate what Student-Centered Coaching looks like in practice


This course is well suited for instructional coaches, math and literacy coaches, technology coaches, school leaders, and teacher leaders. Feel free to join as an individual or with a team.

Course Curriculum

  Welcome to the Course!
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  Session 1: Why Student-Centered Coaching Matters
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  Session 2: Coaching Cycles: An Essential Practice
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  Session 3: Understanding Our Impact
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  Session 4: Student-Centered Coaching Conversations
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  Session 5: Building a Culture Where Student-Centered Coaching Thrives
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  Session 6: Systems to Make Student-Centered Coaching Happen
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  Session 7: Supporting and Evaluating Coaches
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  Session 8: Putting It All Together
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Self Paced Course (Asynchronous)

$395 USD per person

Hi, I’m Diane Sweeney. Join us for an eight week course that will take you all the way towards the implementation of Student-Centered Coaching in your own school or district. This course will be based on my newest book, The Essential Guide for Student-Centered Coaching.


$395

Paid Course