This program brings mentoring and coaching together to support a process for leading and learning in relationships. Participants acquire and practice the skills inherent in mentoring and coaching relationships, putting their learning into action and developing a mentor-coach mindset.

View a brief video outlining the Mentor-Coaching Institute.

Program Outcomes

Participants will

  • develop an understanding of the coaching model, basic coaching skills and tools
  • build capacity to support learning and growth through impactful questions, listening, challenging and providing meaningful feedback
  • develop an understanding of a structured coaching conversation
  • practice demonstration coaching and peer coaching with guided observation
  • explore real world applications through case studies and role-playing scenarios and
  • set intentions for key areas of learning and leadership development for administrators.

All participants will receive

  • When Mentoring Meets Coaching: Shifting the Stance in Education (Pearson Canada, 2017)
  • a course study book
  • access to digital support materials including videos, podcasts and additional working tools and
  • a laminated mentor-coaching conversation guide.

Digital Badges

Participants will be eligible to receive a digital badge to refl ect completion of The Mentor-Coaching Institute. This easy-to-use digital badge can be used to display your qualifi cations on social media, networking sites and in email.

Summer 2020




1 Introduction to fundamental coaching principles, models and skills. (two days) August 12 - 13
2 Enhance mentoring and coaching skills in co-creating the mentor-coaching relationship, connect to strengths and navigate the mentor-coaching conversation. (one day) August 14
3 Examine mentoring and coaching skills in exploring energy management, offer feedback, conduct courageous conversations and set intentions. (one day) October 7


$1650 + HST (Catering is included and cost is contingent upon sufficient enrolment.)

Registration deadline:

July 15


Ontario Principals’ Council Office

20 Queen Street West, Suite 2700, Toronto


PLEASE NOTE: this program is contingent upon sufficient enrolment. Registrants will be contacted around the registration deadline of July 15 to confirm whether the program will be running or not.

Contact us to book a session in your board.