Leadership Library

Mentoring and Coaching

Mentoring and coaching are processes that support individuals to achieve their full potential. They often use a similar skill set and approach, and often include creating a non-evaluative, mutually beneficial learning situation. 

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Commonly Used Authors and Texts

  • Blended Coaching: Skills and Strategies to Support Principal Development by Gary Bloom, Claire Castagna, Ellen Moir, & Betsy Warren (2005)
  • Cognitive Coaching: A Foundation for Renaissance Schools by Arthur Costa and Robert Garmston (2002)
  • Mentoring Beginning Teachers, Second Edition: Guiding, Reflecting, Coaching by Jean Boreen, Mary K. Johnson, Donna Niday, and Joe Potts (2009)
  • Mentoring in Action: A Month-by-Month Curriculum for Mentors and Their New Teachers by Carol Pelletier Radford (2005)
  • Mentoring Matters: A Practical Guide to Learning Focused Relationships by Laura Lipton, Bruce Wellman, and Carlette Humbard (2001)
  • So You Have to Have a Portfolio by Robert Wyatt and Sandra Looper (2003)
  • The Mentor Guide by Lois J. Zachary (2011)