Heather Clifton

Heather Clifton is a professional learning consultant, offering services to schools, districts, municipal agencies, and non-profit organizations in various aspects of professional development and organizational reform. In addition, she provides executive coaching to school principals, assistant principals, and central office personnel. As a senior consultant for Learning Forward, she assisted in the development of the training modules for the Learning Forward Coaches Academy and has supported leadership development for instructional coaches and principals for more than a decade. She has facilitated the work of district executive leadership teams and school leadership teams and supports teams with conflict resolution and restorative conversations. Her professional experience in schools and districts includes positions as a teacher, an elementary school principal, and central office curriculum and staff development specialist. She is a past president of Learning Forward Colorado.

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Coaching during “other duties as assigned”

By Heather Clifton, Andrea Gautney, Kristine James and Carla Schmidt | December 16, 2021

Join us for this informative and practical webinar to hear from coaches who have found ways to cope, manage, and even thrive while coaching during “other duties as assigned.”

Learning from coaches: Supporting teams and individuals

By Heather Clifton, Angela Batson, Jackie Zimmerman and Malikah Gregory | September 17, 2020

What does professional learning look like in a distance environment and how do you ensure it is impactful? How do you stay connected to your colleagues? Join us for this webinar as coaches share the strategies, resources, and tips that they are using to make this school year successful.

Teacher-coach relationships: An excerpt from Coaching Matters

By Joellen Killion, Cindy Harrison, Chris Bryan and Heather Clifton | May 23, 2014

Teacher-coach relationships: An excerpt from Coaching Matters