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Author, National Education Coach, Consultant, and Teacher

About Melanie

Melanie Matthews-Calhoun is an educator with over 25 years of experience teaching K-12 students and training educators and administrators nationwide. She is an author, national educational coach and consultant, and certified teacher with a passion for teaching adult learners about literacy and best coaching practices.

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Working with Teachers Who Don’t Want to Work with You

It may be challenging at times to coach teachers who feel they don’t need or won’t benefit from your coaching. Guess what? It’s okay. During this session, you will learn how to work with teachers who don’t want to work with you! Melanie will share three major things you should know when working with teachers who don’t want to work with you. Come learn the three levels of defensiveness, possible causes of the defensiveness, and coaching strategies to use when working with these types of teachers.

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