In the fall of 2017, Bruce Rodriguez (then the Deputy Minister of Education) gave me 45 minutes to answer the question: ‘What are we missing when it comes to leadership in education in Ontario?‘
From that conversation and many others flowed a project with 3 school boards in Ontario, which ran from Jan 2018 – June 2019. I designed and implemented a research-based program that included 6 full day of team learning and leadership skills; 1:1 Executive Coaching; and eventually practice coaching with feedback.
We were fortunate to have researchers from the Ministry of Education in Ontario research all 3 phases of this project. The final piece was shared December 2019. Here is a brief summary of these results.