15 – Untangling Resistance with Our Teachers

Brittany RinconTeacher Leader Podcast

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In this episode, we chat about helpful pieces of advice that you can implement fairly quickly in your buildings, especially when it comes to untangling resistance with our teachers

  • We talk about what teacher development is
  • Some ways on how to get your teachers to buy-in when providing feedback when they’re not on the same page as you


Here’s a recap of the episode:

4:26 What are you doing with teacher leader development?

5:49 How did you start as a teacher leader

10:02 What are some of the ways to approach the teachers that might not be on the same page with you?

10:06 Be transparent about what coaching really looks like and the purpose of it

11:29 Take a strength-based approach

14:04 Always welcome feedback

15:50 Real-time coaching – be collaborative

16:50 Celebrate small wins

17:49 Proper phasing

19:50 What’s in it for them

All About Our Guest

Erinn Cottman is a Teacher & Leadership Development Coach, as well as a champion for educators and students of color. Starting her educational career in 2010 as a teacher for a nationwide charter school organization, Erinn expanded to Coaching and Consulting for educators and administrators while serving as Assistant Principal of her Atlanta, GA school.

Erinn’s website
Erinn’s IG account


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