Job-Embedded Professional Development

Kudos to friend and colleague Sally J. Zepeda, Professor in the Department of Lifelong Education, Administration, and Policy at the University of Georgia, on the release of her latest book, Job-Enabled Professional Development: Support, Collaboration, and Learning in Schools. Nicely done, Dr. Zepeda! And kudos to me for her including my F.O.C.U.S./F.R.A.M.E. Coaching Model in Chapter …

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Hindsights, PIGs (Patterns, Insights, and Gaps), and Lessons Learned

I’ve long-believed that, for recurring challenges, hindsight is the #1 best planning tool. Taking the time to consider what worked, what didn’t, and why – your P.I.G.s (Patterns, Insights, and Gaps) – accelerates a deeper understanding of what it takes to make good things happen sooner – and more regularly. On the one hand, re-evaluating our …

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