Allison Petersen


5 Mistakes New Coaches Make  

About Allison

Allison is the founder of the #NewtoCoaching Community where new Instructional Coaches can learn, connect, and be encouraged as they transition from the classroom to coaching. She coaches new Instructional Coaches inside her coaching program, The Breakthrough Circle. In addition to training and supporting new Instructional Coaches, Allison helps schools design and start instructional coaching programs. She is currently in year three of launching an instructional coaching program as a K-8 Instructional Coach at an independent school in North Georgia. She is the author of the soon-to-be released book, Kickstart Your Coaching Cycles! 


5 Mistakes New Coaches Make

Wouldn’t it be great if you could catch yourself before you make a mistake in your new role as a coach? Allison will walk you through 5 common mistakes that new Instructional Coaches (and Tech Coaches, Literacy Coaches, and Math Coaches, etc!) make when they first transition from the classroom to coaching. She will share with you each mistake and why coaches commonly make them. Then, she will provide you the important steps to avoid making these mistakes yourself so you can start your first year as a confident and prepared new coach!

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