Excellent Teaching and Learning Every Day

Coaches Academy

Effective coaches can ensure that 90% of staff learning transfers into practice in the classroom.

Learning Forward's Coaches Academy provides a face-to-face program at your location to give your coaches the knowledge and skills they need to excel. Your team's learning is then extended with ongoing one-on-one support from Learning Forward's master coaches.

As a leader in developing the coaching skills necessary for improved student learning, Learning Forward has led academies in 20 states and numerous districts.

Through Coaches Academy, your coaches develop skills related to building relationships, leading professional learning, coaching individuals and teams of educators, and solving their real-world challenges.

Empower your coaches for success. Download this Coaches Academy Guide for additional information.

Call Tom Manning at 972-421-0900 or email for more information.

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Questions? Contact:

Tom Manning
Associate Director of Consulting and Networks

Coaching Matters Characteristics

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