Certification

The Center for School Transformation certifies graduates of the Evocative Coaching Training Program as a “Certified Teacher Development Coach”,  a “Certified School Leader Coach”, and/or the broader “Certified Transformational Leadership Coach”. Here are the requirements:

  1. Hold a 60-hour Certificate of Completion from the Evocative Coaching Training Program (documented class plus homework hours).
  2. Pay a $395 USD fee, using this Shopping Cart link, for each certification for which you are applying.
  3. Document at least three years of professional experience working with teachers (if you want to be certified as a “Teacher Development Coach”), with school leaders (if you want to be certified as a “School Leader Coach”), or with leaders in any organizational context (if you want to be certified as a “Transformational Leadership Coach”. Separate documentation in each area is required for each certification.
  4. Pass a 100-question multiple-choice exam administered through an online testing site.
  5. Covenant to uphold the Evocative Coaching Code of Ethics.
  6. Submit your Coaching Platform (developed during the training program).
  7. Submit the following materials for each of two people you have been coaching (two different teachers, two different school leaders, and/or two different organizational leaders for each certification for which you are applying):
  • A 30-minute audio recording (MP3 file type) of a coaching session pertaining to a school topic
  • A completed Evocative Coaching Style Points Tool for each recording, self scoring your demonstration of the 16 Style Points.
  • A completed Learning Brief Template, developed during the coaching relationship
  • A completed Experimental Design Template, developed during the coaching relationship.
  • A completed IAC Coaching Feedback Form submitted by the person you were coaching.

In addition to the Center’s own, school-specific certifications, graduates of the Evocative Coaching Training Program may also become eligible for either the Board Certified Coach designation through the Center for Credentialing & Education (for those holding at least a Masters degree in education or a related field)or for coach certification through the International Association of Coaching. Contact Us today to find out more.