As a coach, Peter works with teams, leaders, and individual instructors to develop strengths and face challenges.
Peter has worked with many different kinds of teams. In different roles as leader, researcher, and coach, he has worked with team-based interdisciplinary programs, Professional Learning Communities, inquiry groups, academic departments, distributed leadership teams, task forces and core teams. As a coach, Peter's goal is to help teams align their activities with their stated purpose.
Peter loves collaborating with teachers to improve teaching. Some recent feedback praised Peter's ability to get a group of faculty members "engaged" and "participating" during a group session in ways that the respondent had never seen before. A teacher-leader, trainer, and mentor since 2000, Peter is equally comfortable coaching departments or individual staff members who need extra support.
Leadership requires skills in many domains. You need to understand policy as well as people, and you need to know what inspires (as well as what inhibits) the pursuit of excellence in your organization. In schools, you’ve also got to mind curriculum, instruction, and kids. Peter can help you identify and focus on the most important aspects of your work.