Coaching
Instructional • Leadership • Equity

 

CATDC is excited to offer individual and team coaching to support educators in all aspects of their work.

 

CATDC COACHING

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INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING

For new teachers looking for broad support, as well as experienced teachers seeking to refine their practice

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TEAM COACHING

For departments, grade level groups, or other teams to work on program and curriculum development

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LEADERSHIP COACHING

For new and experienced leaders, program coordinators, department chairs, deans, and division directors

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DE&I COACHING

For educators looking to build inclusive and equitable learning environments

VISION

Understanding and supporting educator development has driven CATDC’s work for the past 20 years. As coaches, we foster educator growth through structured, empathetic, and goal-driven conversations. We help educators identify areas for growth, set achievable goals, and provide a partnership to engage with this challenging and transformative work so essential to teaching and learning in independent schools.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES

  • Lead with empathy 
  • Embrace curiosity through questioning and listening
  • Define and pursue clear and meaningful goals 
  • Lean into vulnerability and embrace discomfort
  • Ensure that diversity, equity, and inclusion are guideposts throughout
  • Adhere to the International Coaching Federation’s Code of Ethics

WHY SCHOOLS CHOOSE CATDC COACHING

OUR COACHES

  • Support clients to define and articulate their own goals and measures of success 
  • Provide appropriate scaffolding and feedback to work towards client's goals
  • Build a safe and structured space based on trust and empathy to foster self-reflection and growth

OUR COACHES BRING

  • A deep understanding of California independent schools
  • Extensive experience working with independent school educators as a facilitator of adult learning and/or coach
  • Knowledge of and experience with the latest research and best practices of teaching and learning
  • A demonstrated commitment to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion principles throughout their work

OUR SESSIONS INCLUDE

  • Pre-meeting communication/intake survey for clients to identify needs, challenges, and goals
  • Guided process to identify relevant and achievable goals, benchmarks, and reflection
  • Post-session communication and follow-up with appreciations, session recap, resources/tools, and next steps
  • Additional support and resources provided when appropriate

COST AND DETAILS

Coaching Packages:

    • Coaching typically takes place via Zoom. Please let us know if in-person coaching is preferred
    • 1-2 people
      • $1200 for 4 hours ($350 for each additional hour)
    • Groups/teams of 3-8 people
      • $1800 for 4 hours ($500 for each additional hour)

*For groups/teams larger than 8 people, please contact us directly

*After you purchase a coaching package, we’ll send you a client intake form where you can indicate your goals and needs, which we'll use to pair you with a coach

Scheduling:

    • Coaching sessions are scheduled at a time that is mutually convenient for the coach and client, typically after school or during a free period or lunch
    • We recommend that sessions be spaced no more than a month apart, though the frequency of sessions is determined by the client and the coach

MEET OUR COACHES

Experienced and trained in the latest research and best practices of teaching and learning, with a unique understanding of independent schools.

 

CathyAragon

CATHY ARAGON

Leadership, DE&I, and Instructional Coaching - Elementary

JosieBahedry

JOSIE BAHEDRY

Executive, Instructional, and Team Coaching - K-6

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MALIKA CARTER

DE&I and K-12 Instructional Coaching

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ELIZABETH DENEVI

Executive, Leadership, DE&I, Team, and Instructional Coaching 

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LIZA GLEASON

Leadership, DE&I, Team, and Instructional Coaching - Elementary and Middle School

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DANIEL GUTIERREZ

Leadership, Instructional and Team Coaching - High School, Departments

RebeccaRussell

REBECCA RUSSELL

Leadership, Instructional and Team Coaching - Elementary and Middle School

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CATHY SHELBURNE

Executive, Leadership, and DE&I Coaching

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TAMISHA WILLIAMS

Leadership, DE&I, and Team Coaching