I am a Child Care Center / Head Start / ECEAP Lead Teacher and I want to...
become a Relationship Based PD Generalist / Specialist (Coach)

Relationship-based professional development (RBPD) is defined as using professional relationships as a primary method to support the growth and development of adult learners. This approach uses a cycle of inquiry to facilitate the adult-learning process by taking individuals through steps of goal setting, observation, assessment, action planning, reflection and feedback. Coaches lead this relationship-based process. They have specialized knowledge and adult-learning skills, and often serves in a different professional role than those being coached. Coaching uses the learning cycle to build capacity for specific professional skills and behaviors. They support the development of specific skills and practices; coaching focuses on performance-based outcomes.


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Bachelor’s Degree

Certificate in Practice-based Coaching


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