Chris Bryan

Westminster, Colorado

L. Christine Bryan is an experienced classroom teacher, learning specialist, mentor, professional developer, instructional coach, coach champion, and leadership coach. She is a co-developer of Learning Forward’s Coaches Academy as well as advanced coaching modules offered through Learning Forward. She works extensively as a consultant with school-based coaches and provides support to schools in the areas of school improvement, team coaching, and professional learning communities. Additionally, she serves as an executive coach for school leaders in Denver Public Schools. As a consultant for the Center for Strategic Quality Professional Development, the major outreach program of Learning Forward Colorado, Chris provides ongoing support and facilitation to support schools’ efforts to build and sustain change. She is past president of Learning Forward Colorado, and is a co-author of the book Coaching Matters.

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Areas of Expertise

Instructional Coaches Academy

Empower your coaches and the leaders who support them.

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School Improvement

Create a culture of collective responsibility in your schools.

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System Improvement

Build the capacity of central office leaders to transform your district into a true learning system.

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Publications & Resources

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Coaching Matters

Each chapter in this book describes an element of what research and the authors’ firsthand experiences know it takes to make coaching effective.

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Learning Forward Academy

The Learning Forward Academy is an extended and profound learning experience that immerses members in a model of inquiry- and…

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Learning Forward webinars

Join authors and leaders in the field of education for webinars on key topics that will prepare you to successfully…

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A Systemic Approach to Elevating Teacher Leadership

Created for leaders or leadership teams interested in initiating, expanding or assessing and revising approaches to teacher leadership within schools…

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