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.
Areas of Expertise
Instructional Coaches Academy
Empower your coaches and the leaders who support them.Learn more
Create a culture of collective responsibility in your schools.Learn more
Build the capacity of central office leaders to transform your district into a true learning system.Learn more
Publications & Resources
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Each chapter in this book describes an element of what research and the authors’ firsthand experiences know it takes to make coaching effective.Read more.
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…Read more.
Learning Forward webinars
Join authors and leaders in the field of education for webinars on key topics that will prepare you to successfully…Read more.
Learning Forward Academy
The Learning Forward Academy is an extended and profound learning experience that immerses members in a model of inquiry- and…Read more.