Cindy Harrison

Morrison, Colorado

Cindy Harrison is an international education consultant in instructional coaching, leadership, organizational change, and professional learning. She consults with school districts, professional groups, and organizations throughout the world, providing training and on-site services in creating instructional coaching programs, teacher leader programs, and evaluation systems for teachers and principals. She has been a consultant and presenter for Learning Forward, ASCD, the Colorado Principals’ Center, and others. She was the director of staff development for a 32,000-student school district for 27 years, and has also been a middle school principal, central office director, and curriculum developer. She is the co-author of Coaching Matters and Taking the Lead: New Roles for Teachers and School-Based Coaches.

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Areas of Expertise

Instructional Coaches Academy

Empower your coaches and the leaders who support them.

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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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Professional Learning Planning

Establish and implement a systemwide vision for learning.

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Publications & Resources

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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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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 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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Taking the Lead

Taking the Lead: New Roles for Teachers and School-Based Coaches, Second Edition

Explore 10 powerful and practical roles for teacher leaders responsible for supporting teacher learning in their schools.

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