Leadership magazine March/April 2018 V47 No. 4 | Page 35

How leadership creates a crucial culture of coaching By William Sprankles I visit administrators across the nation who find out the hard way that healthy school culture is integral to transformation, and it must start at the top. Intentional work to a school’s culture can shift negative mind- sets and create a mechanism to implement new curricula and initiatives with ease and excitement. Creating a culture of coaching is by far the most authentic and impactful way to cata- lyze this change. A culture of coaching is something in which everyone must partici- pate, from the ad