Principal Coaching ModelISBN: 9781475845518
The Principal Coaching Model: How to Plan, Design, and Implement a Successful Program begins by taking its reader on a journey through evidence, acknowledging the position of principal is isolating which is negatively impacting student performance and their longevity on the job. However, there is an answer to this issue and it is principal coaching. This book is designed to give school districts and/or principals the justification and tools to implement a successful coaching model. Often, there are no support programs for principals. Too often, new hires are thrown into the job without training, ongoing support, or professional development opportunities. This is not only true for novice principals but experienced principals as well. Teachers today are encouraged and expected to be lifelong learners and embrace the ever changing landscape of public education. However, this is lacking for site leaders. Sadly, principals often learn this once on the job. As result, the principal works in isolation which is one of the contributing factors of burn out. This book uncovers the reality but better still offers hands on, practical, best practices to overcome this challenge to help principals succeed in the position and in turn get the most out of their students and teachers, and themselves.