Leaders in Special Education Coaching Book Study
Credits: 0 Hours: 3.00 / Tuition: $0
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 30 / Current Applicants: 0
Instructor: Beverly Maxwell
Date: 9/28/2022 Time: 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location: Virtual - Virtual Smyrna, GA (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 9/21/2022


Course Description

Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators Book Study -

This Virtual book study will bring together leaders in Special Education across the Atlanta Metro area to discuss coaching concepts from the book “Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators” by Elena Aguilar.  The goal for this session will be to grow in our instructional coaching strategies and ensure positive posture towards adult change through individualized coaching related to building resilience.  This course requires a minimum of 10 participants and is intended for employees in Metro Atlanta schools. 



Participants should independently purchase the book below:

Onward: Cultivating Emotional Resilience in Educators by Elena Aguilar


Wi-fi accessibility, laptop/PC with sound and video availability, their own purchased book

Any “also included” items:
Evidence Base:
Cook, B. G., & Cook, S. C. (2011). Unraveling evidence-based practices in special education. Journal of Special Education47, 71–82


Class Notes

Target Audience: Leaders in Special Education, Instructional Coaches, SDI Coaches, Lead Teachers, Department Chairs

Date: September 28, 2022

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Location: Virtual

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