Kay Psencik

Kay Psencik served students and educators for over 30 years in Texas public schools as a teacher and school administrator. She has supervised, supported, and coached principals for over 40 years. Today, she is a senior consultant with Learning Forward, co-author of Becoming a Learning System and The Learning Principal, and author of Accelerating Student and Staff Learning and The Coach’s Craft. She is a professional certified coach with over 500 hours of coaching experience.

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Principals rediscover their joy and purpose through coaching

By Kay Psencik | April 1, 2022

Adding coaching to high-quality professional learning for principals increases the impact of their learning experience.

Building community in a divided world

By Joyce Lin, Elizabeth Myers, Ayanna Perry and Kay Psencik | February 24, 2022

This webinar will examine strategies for building trust, shared purpose, and community among educators. It will draw on articles from the February 2022 issue of The Learning Professional on the theme of building community in a divided world.

The Learning Principal: Living equity-centered leadership

By Frederick Brown, Rachel Harris, Kay Psencik and Azra Redzic | November 18, 2021

During this discussion, The Learning Principal authors and practitioners will share research that clarifies the link between principal actions and results for students.

The art of listening

By Kay Psencik, Frederick Brown and Stephanie Hirsh | August 1, 2021

Deepen your listening skills to strengthen your leadership.

The power of coaching in Fort Wayne, IN

By Kay Psencik, Ramona Coleman and Valerie Mitrani | December 1, 2019

Fort Wayne Community Schools shows the role coaching can play in an intentional learning system.

Coaching principals is a calling and a commitment

By Kay Psencik | October 1, 2019

Go deeper, reach higher