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Mentoring And Coaching

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This course provides an exploration into how mentoring and coaching improves teaching and learning.  This course examines mentoring and coaching competencies, including ethical guidelines, creating collegial relationships, building learning communities, effective communication, problem-solving and conflict resolution, and facilitating learning and accountability.  Candidates will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to integrate and apply these competencies in real life and instructional leadership situations.

This graduate-level course is 6 This course is available as part of a degree or certificate program. To enroll, speak with an Enrollment Representative.

Course details:

Credits: 3
Continuing education units: XX
Professional development units: XX
Duration: 6

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    Effective Communications

    • Illustrate strategies for promoting dialogue, resolving conflict, and problem solving.
    • Describe effective communication processes.
    • Describe factors that impact communication.

    Mentors as Instructional Coaches

    • Examine topics for instructional coaching.
    • Analyze opportunities to cultivate learning focused relationships.

    Foundations of Coaching and Mentoring

    • Identify characteristics of coaching.
    • Identify characteristics of mentoring.
    • Compare and contrast coaching and mentoring.
    • Identify the dispositions necessary to be an effective coach and mentor.
    • Explore the International Coach Federation Code of Ethics.

    Facilitating Results

    • Explain the stages of mentoring.
    • Identify ways to create awareness.
    • Design an action plan.
    • Analyze effective modeling and motivation strategies.
    • Develop a process to monitor progress and accountability.
    • Establish realistic goals and objectives.

    Coaches as Leaders of Change

    • Develop an understanding of the effects of change on school culture.
    • Examine ways to manage change effectively.
    • Explore mentoring and coaching as elements of professional growth.
    • Identify ways to create and communicate support.

    Collegial Relationships

    • Identify the role and responsibilities of a coach and of a mentor.
    • Examine the elements of cognitive coaching.
    • Analyze the 16 Habits of Mind.
    • Demonstrate effective collaboration skills.
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