Support for Support Staff

Last school year when I was not teaching students I had a rare opportunity. In my role as workshop facilitator, my school hired me to do two separate professional development events with office and support staff. The group included members of the business office representing accounting, payroll, human resources, marketing, alumni affairs and admissions; administrative… Continue reading Support for Support Staff

What’s in a Coach?

This summer I found the book I believe I’ve been waiting for all my career: The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation by Elena Aguilar. (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass 2013). Let me try to explain why. The title of my masters thesis in Sport Psychology back in 1997 raised the question: What’s in a… Continue reading What’s in a Coach?