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.