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Zone 1 Instructional Coaching with Jim Knight
Presented by: Jim Knight
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday, January 28, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Wednesday, March 06, 2019 | 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Session Location:
Stonebridge Hotel 12102-100 Street, Grande Prairie, AB
About the Session:

Register for the full 4-day series and save $270!

You are welcome to register for specific sessions or the full series.

All required books and materials are included in your registration fee.

Session 1, January 9, 2019:

Better Conversations (registration fee $475)

Based on the book Better Conversations by Jim Knight, this workshop describes essential communication skills for everyone in a school—but especially coaches—to help create a setting where learning will flourish. (materials fee of $50 included)


Session 2, January 28, 2019:

The Impact Cycle (registration fee $495)

Based on the book The Impact Cycle by Jim Knight, this workshop describes the coaching cycle; it is suggested for instructional coaches. (materials fee of $70 included)


Session 3, January 29, 2019:

Coaching to Increase Engagement (registration fee $450)

Based on the Data Toolkit in The Impact Cycle and chapters 5-9 in High-Impact Instruction(both by Jim Knight), participants in this workshop learn how to gather engagement data for (a) defining and assessing engagement, (b) getting a clear picture of reality, (c) setting goals, and (d) monitoring progress toward goals. Participants also learn about five teaching strategies that are proven to increase engagement and learning. (materials fee of $25 included)


Session 4, March 6, 2019:

Creating an Instructional Playbook (registration fee $450)

In settings where a clearly defined set of teaching strategies already exists, we guide coaches and others—such as administrators—through the development of an Instructional Playbook. At the end of this session, participants will have developed a draft of a complete instructional playbook. (materials fee of $25 included)

About the Presenter(s):
Jim Knight

Jim Knight is the Senior Partner of Instructional Coaching Group and a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. He has spent more than a decade studying instructional coaching, writing several books on the topic.  Jim’s articles on instructional coaching have been included in publications such as The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator,and Teachers Teaching Teachers. Jim directs several research projects, including Pathways to Success, a comprehensive, district-wide school reform project in the Topeka, Kansas, School District. Jim also leads the coaching institutes and the Teaching, Learning, Coaching annual conference. Jim has presented and consulted in more than 40 states, most Canadian provinces, and around the world. He has also won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards.

Cancellation Policy:

Request for cancellation or refund must be received in writing (fax/email) at the CARC office a minimum of 7 FULL days prior to the event start, or registration fees will apply and refunds will not be issued. If you are unable to attend a session and unable to provide seven FULL days’ notice, please feel free to delegate an alternate to attend in your place. CARC also reserves the right to cancel an event within the 7 calendar days due to unforeseen circumstances such as facility closures, terrorist threats, natural disasters or extreme inclement weather (-35 C or colder). Cancellation notices should be sent to npenney@carcpd.ab.ca.

Registration Deadline: March 05, 2019
Cost: $1600.00
Focus(es): Leadership/Instructional Leadership /Leadeurship/Leadeurship pédagogique
Grade Level(s): K-12/Tous niveaux Maternelle à 12
Audience: Administrator/Administration, Central Office/Bureau central, Curriculum Leaders/Leadeur de programme, Learning Coaches/Accompagnateur pédagogique, Teachers/Enseignant
Special Notes: Register for the full series and save $270! Cancellations and Refunds: This Special Event Cancellation Policy supercedes the standard NRLC Cancellation Policy. Cancellation notices should be sent to register@nrlc.net.  Subject to the following administrative and/or expenses charges: Less than 30 Days:         Materials fee non-refundable (session specific, see session descriptor) Less than 7 Days:           No Refund. No Notification:              No Refund.