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Culturally Proficient Coaching: Supporting Educators to Create Equitable Schools / Edition 2

Culturally Proficient Coaching: Supporting Educators to Create Equitable Schools / Edition 2

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Get the solution to the equity equation: cultural insight plus coaching!

It offers a practical strategy for being mindfully attuned to—and leveraging—cultural diversity to optimize student learning. Boosting educators’ cultural confidence and consciousness while honing their coaching skills, this interactive resource features:

  • Action-planning worksheets
  • Reflective questions
  • Coaching maps and conversation vignettes
  • Real-life examples through a composite case story

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781544356464
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 12/27/2019
Edition description: Second Edition
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 135,745
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Delores B. Lindsey, Ph.D., retired as Assistant Professor of Educational Administration, at California State University, San Marcos. However, she has not retired from the educational profession. Using the lens of Cultural Proficiency, Dr. Lindsey helps educational leaders examine their policies and practices, as well as their individual beliefs and values about cross-cultural communication. Delores’ message to her audiences focuses on socially just educational practices and diversity as assets to be nurtured. Dr. Lindsey coaches educators to develop their own inquiry and action research. Her favorite reflective questions are: Who are we? and Are we who we say we are? She serves schools, districts, and county offices as an Adaptive Schools Training Associate, a Cognitive Coach Training Associate, and a consultant to develop culturally proficient educators and schools. Her recent publications include A Culturally Proficient response to the common core: Ensuring equity through professional learning (2015, Lindsey, Kearney, Estrada, & Lindsey); and Culturally Proficient inclusive schools: All means all! (2018, Lindsey, Thousand, Jew & Piowlski).

Richard S. Martinez, Ed. D., is founder of the Artful Alliance. Richard facilitates groups as they address issues arising from diversity and organizational culture. His experiences in education include classroom teaching; school, district, and county office of education administration; professional development design and facilitation; and, university teaching in educational leadership. As an executive director of a center for diversity and equity, he has integrated culturally proficient coaching skills into a higher education diversity professional development program for staff and faculty. He has facilitated nationally on the art of leadership, culturally proficient environments, and transformative approaches to systems change. Richard is a talented songwriter and guitarist and his wife Janet is a talented musician and artist. He and Janet have woven music and art into their beautiful tapestry of life.

Randall B. Lindsey is Emeritus Professor at California State University, Los Angeles. He has served as a teacher, an administrator, executive director of a non-profit corporation, as Interim Dean at California Lutheran University, as Distinguished Educator in Residence at Pepperdine University, and as Chair of the Education Department at the University of Redlands. Prior to that he served for seventeen years at California State University, Los Angeles in the Division of Administration and Counseling. All of Randy’s experiences have been in working with diverse populations and his area of study is the behavior of white people in multicultural settings. His Ph.D. is in Educational Leadership from Georgia State University, his Master of Arts in Teaching is in History Education from the University of Illinois, and his B.S. in Social Science Education is from Western Illinois University. He has served as a junior high school and high school teacher and as an administrator in charge of school desegregation efforts. At Cal State, L.A. he served as Chair of the Division of Administration and Counseling and as Director of the Regional Assistance Centers for Educational Equity, a regional race desegregation assistance center. With co-authors he has written several books and articles on Cultural Proficiency. Most recent publication is The Cultural Proficiency Manifesto: Finding Clarity Amidst the Noise.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Robert J. Garmston
About the Authors
Part I: Blending the Cultural Proficiency and Cognitive Coaching Frameworks
1. A Developmental Approach for Culturally Proficient Coaches
2. Key Concepts From Cognitive Coaching and Cultural Proficiency
3. Understanding Self in Diverse Settings
4. The Mental Model of Culturally Proficient Coaching (MMCPC)
5. Maple View: A Context for Culturally Proficient Coaching
Part II: Integrating the Essential Elements of Cultural Proficiency With the States of Mind
6. Assessing Cultural Knowledge
7. Valuing Diversity
8. Managing the Dynamics of Difference
9. Adapting to Diversity
10. Institutionalizing Cultural Knowledge
Part III: Applying and Sustaining Culturally Proficient Coaching
11. Developing a Personal Action Plan for Culturally Proficient Coaching
Resource: Further Reading

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