Heather Clifton

Denver, Colorado

Heather Clifton is a senior consultant for Learning Forward. As a professional learning consultant, she offers services to schools, districts, municipal agencies and non-profit organizations in various aspects of professional development and organizational reform. In addition, she provides executive coaching to school principals and assistant principals. Heather assisted in the development of the training modules for the Learning Forward Coaches Academy and has supported leadership development for instructional coaches and principals for more than a decade. She has facilitated the work of district executive leadership teams and school leadership teams. Her professional experience in schools and districts includes positions as a teacher, an elementary school principal, and central office curriculum and staff development specialist. She is a co-author of 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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Principal Leadership

Develop learning leaders for learning schools.

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Publications & Resources

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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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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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