Chelnor Griffin


The Framework for an Effective Principal Instructional Coach Partnership

About Chelnor Griffin

Mrs. Chelnor Griffin is a native from Tifton, Georgia and currently resides in Albany, Ga with her husband, two amazing sons, and a feisty dog named Jack. She has 20 years of experience in education in grades K-5 in all content areas and is currently in her 2nd year as an Instructional Coach for a K-2 primary school. Mrs. Griffin holds a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, a master's degree in Elementary Education with a specialization in Reading and Literacy, a minor in African American Studies, an Education Specialist Degree in Adult Learning and Higher Education, and a Reading Endorsement. She loves all things literacy and teacher self-care related. Mrs. Griffin also owns her own educational consulting business Prestige Educational Consulting.


The Framework for an Effective Principal Instructional Coach Partnership

The Principal and Instructional Coach Dynamic is instrumental for a successful coaching program. The relationship has be to be centered on trust, a shared vision and mission, and related goals to build and ensure alignment for reaching those goals. It is critical that the principal and the coach meet on a regular basis, partner with each other as thought leaders to have continued improvement with teacher instruction and building teacher capacity, and that both the principal and the coach understand the roles and responsibilities of the coach. In this presentation, I will share and explain the 5 most critical components for an effective principal and coach relationship. The 5 components are trust, empathy, shared vision and mission, communication, the role of the coach, and aligned goals.

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