For administrators, supervisors, and coaches to develop the knowledge and skills to conduct meaningful and actionable conversations with teachers who are at different levels of professional maturity. Develop a repertoire of skills from non-directive to directive and even to particularly difficult that empower supervisors and coaches to grow their conferencing skills and match their clients with just-right approaches.
- Distinguish among five styles of conferences and how to adopt/adapt style to match differential teacher characteristics (degree of professional maturity and commitment)
- Identify 10 generic conferencing skills and analyze how they are used to differentiate conferencing style
- Identify factors that influence teacher learning and pedagogical change.