In this episode, author, speaker, and educational consultant Mike Rutherford shares his perspective on the art of teaching and how school principals can improve classroom observations and feedback to truly become instructional leaders within schools. In reviewing various coaching strategies for school principals, Rutherford encourages observers to use a field and ground approach to see the "big picture" before focusing on specific details to help provide quick, specific, immediate and quality feedback to help educators improve skillful teaching. Twitter: @RLGMike. Website: rutherfordlgcom.
Meet Mike Rutherford
Mike Rutherford provides high-value training and development experiences for educators through his work as a teacher, speaker, author, and consultant. Mike’s work focuses on high-performance teaching and learning, leadership development, creating and leading team-based organizations, and results-based organizational improvement. He has created and developed numerous award-winning educational programs for students, teachers, and education leaders including The Artisan Teacher™, Developing the Artisan Teacher™, The Artisan Teacher: A Field Guide to Skillful Teaching™, Creating the Learning Centered School™, Skillful Observation and Coaching Laboratory™, LeaderNext™, and Requisites of a Leader™. Formerly a high school chemistry teacher, coach, and middle school principal, Mike received his BA in Education from Indiana State University, his MA in Educational Administration from Fayetteville State University, and his Doctor of Education degree from Morehead State University.
About Dr. Greg Goins
As the Founder/Host of the Reimagine Schools Podcast, Dr. Greg Goins has emerged as one of the nation's leading voices on visionary leadership and the path to transforming our schools. He currently serves as the Director of the Educational Leadership Program at Georgetown College (KY) and previously spent 15 years as a school district superintendent in Illinois. Dr. Goins is a passionate keynote speaker and is available to speak at your next education conference or school PD day. To book Dr. Goins, please send inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Twitter: @DrGregGoins.
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