How can Personal, Professional Coaching transform Professional Development for Teacher and Administrative Leaders?
Janet Patti, Allison A. Holzer, Robin Stern, Marc A. Brackett (2012) Personal, Professional Coaching: Transforming Professional Development for Teacher and Administrative Leaders, Journal of Leadership Education, Volume 11, Issue 1 – Winter 2012
This article makes the case for a different approach to the professional development of teachers and school leaders called personal, professional coaching (PPC). Personal, professional coaching is grounded in reflective practices that cultivate self-awareness, emotion management, social awareness, and relationship management. Findings from two case studies support the benefits perceived by teachers and administrative leaders who participated in coaching to enhance their leadership potential and performance. A description of the content and process of coaching is provided.
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