Jim Knight

Author and Educational Consultant

Jim Knight, Senior Partner of ICG, is a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. He has spent more than a decade studying instructional coaching, writing several books on the topic. Jim’s articles on instructional coaching have been included in publications such as The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator,and Teachers Teaching Teachers.

My Sessions

Jim Knight’s Book Signing

Downstairs Lobby

What is Instructional Coaching, and Why are PEERS Goals Essential?

San Gabriel Ballroom

For more than 20 years, researchers at the Kansas Coaching Project at the University of Kansas and The Instructional Coaching Group in Lawrence, Kansas have been designing and validating effective practices for instructional coaches. One finding from their research is that effective goal setting is an essential part of coaching. During this presentation, participants will […]


The Better Together Panel

San Gabriel Ballroom

The theme of our Instructional Coaching Conference this year is The Better Together Tour. As instructional leaders and coaches, we know we can have a greater impact on students by building strong partnerships with each other and working toward common goals. Our panel consists of some of the most respected thought leaders in education. Our […]