Coaching for Quality in Out-of-School Time: A How To Guide

Coaching is one of the most effective ways to support staff and to improve program quality. With its focus on relationships, strengths-based practices, communication, and coaching strategies like reflective practice and building leadership capacity, this guide could be very helpful for leaders of programs in any stage of development. It could be useful, for example, to new or expanded essential service programs as well as for coaches that are supporting programs as they focus on re-opening after the corona virus outbreak. This resource supports the COVID-19 response.

Related Topics
Professional Development
Quality Improvement
Child and youth outcomes
Continuous quality improvement
Technical assistance
Program Design and Management
National Institute on Out-of-School Time (NIOST)
Susan O'Connor, Elizabeth Starr, and Kathy Schleyer
Resource Type
Tool kit
109 pages
Publication Date
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