Identifying Leadership Behaviors

This week I facilitated planning sessions with K12 building principals and their administrative teams including instructional coaches. The purpose of the sessions was to identify leadership behaviors that would support student achievement in their schools and plan for taking action on those behaviors. Working with my backwards planning model, you identify student achievement goals and […]

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How Administrators Support Instructional Coaches

“What does your principal do/say that supports your work with teachers?” That was the question I posed to a team of instructional coaches I worked with recently. The coaches had sent me a list of scenarios that expressed some of the challenges/resistance that they were finding in their work, with a desire for me to […]

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Steve Barkley

For the past 30 years, Steve has served as a consultant to school districts, teacher organizations, state departments of education, and colleges and universities nationally and internationally, facilitating the changes necessary for them to reach students and successfully prepare them for the 21st century. Read more…