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.
Areas of Expertise
Instructional Coaches Academy
Empower your coaches and the leaders who support them.Learn more
Build the capacity of central office leaders to transform your district into a true learning system.Learn more
Professional Learning Planning
Establish and implement a systemwide vision for learning.Learn more
Publications & Resources
Learn more about Cindy's work
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.Read more.
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.
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.
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.