Rank #1: Jim Knight & Instructional Coaching
Dr. Jim Knight of the Instructional Coaching Group took the time to sit down with Ken and Adam to share his insights into the origins of his work with coaching, the latest in coaching research, and what the future holds. Aside from adding to our ever-growing reading list, Dr. Knight provided the depth of analysis that has made him one of the leaders of Instructional Coaching!
Feb 13 2018
Rank #2: Diane Sweeney & Student-Centered Coaching
Nov 14 2017
Rank #3: Jill Geocaris & Adult Learning
Jill Geocaris wears many hats! She is the Innovative Adult Learning Coordinator in Maine 207. She runs the Chicago Coaching Center. She is the Director of the Illinois Council of Instructional Coaching. Ken Wallace & Adam Roubitchek discuss how these groups work together, what makes for a successful adult learning program, and more!
Don't forget to register for summer Professional Development at: http://www.chicagocoachingcenter.org/summer-2018-professional-development.html
May 01 2018
Rank #4: Hank Thiele & Leading a Coaching District
Dr. Hank Thiele is the Superintendent of Community High School District 99 (Downers Grove, IL). He has been an educational technology leader for decades, and as Assistant Superintendent, led Maine Township to be among the first to adopt Google Apps for Education. As Superintendent of District 99, he has inherited a strong tradition of coaching, and has been providing leadership and support to one of the top districts in the state. Adam & Ken relive old times, and find out what Hank's been up to!
Apr 24 2018
Rank #5: Maine 207 Literacy Specialists
Adam had the opportunity to pick the brains of the Maine 207 literacy specialists. Jenny Gustavson, Mecca Sadler, and Juliana Cucci describe their work in building a 21st century literacy support program. They describe their use of data and how it informs the specific strategies that are used with each student, as well as how to provide teachers with the resources that they need to be most successful!
Don't forget to check out the Chicago Coaching Center's summer professional development offerings!
Apr 03 2018
Rank #6: Krist Ryken & The Power of Observation
Jan 23 2018
Rank #7: Jane Kise & Differentiated Coaching
Dec 18 2018
Rank #9: Plans for 2019
Back from their hiatus, Ken and Jill discuss the Chicago Coaching Center's plans for 2019. Although there have been some changes, you can count on great guests for the podcast and new professional development offerings in the new year.
Dec 05 2018