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GSE 6201 - Coaching EC/ECE Professionals: Foundation & Organization of Coaching Application: Organization & Self Reflection

Credits: (3)
Typically Taught Spring Semester: Full Sem
Description: Educator coaching is an evidence-based strategy to increase program quality and teacher effectiveness in early childhood/early childhood education classrooms, programs, and home delivery systems. This course will train EC/ECE coaches using material from research-based sources, program experiences, and related theory. Participants will learn recommended practices in coaching related to early childhood and develop a systematic, individualized approach to effective coaching. Participants will learn practical strategies for coaching early childhood staff of diverse backgrounds and varying adult learning styles. Materials and discussions will include theory, research, interpersonal communication skills, and a systematic approach to more intentional coaching. Students will apply these strategies to Case Studies and field work experiences throughout the course and will participate in hands-on activities in class to apply new skills. Educator coaching skills will apply to any early childhood/early childhood education curriculum or model. This is course 1 of a three course series for the Utah Coaching Credential.



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