Kathy Norwood, EdD, PCC, is a K-12 national educational consultant, trainer, coach and founder of Designs for Change. She is certified as a professional coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and holds a vision for bridging educational coaching with the profession of coaching. Since 1996, Dr. Norwood has helped school districts nationwide develop and implement customized comprehensive coaching and literacy programs. Kathy provides individual and group coaching to administrators and leadership coaches. She trains groups of educational coaches in evidence-based approaches to coaching. She provides “Train the Trainer” workshops for teacher leaders and consultants.
Dr. Norwood completed her doctorate program in Educational Leadership and Change from Fielding University. Her collaborative dissertation with Dr. Burke was titled: Transformational Coaching in Education: A Collaborative Look at the Bridges and Barriers to Learning.
Currently, Kathy continues her national consulting work and teaches for Fielding’s Evidence Based Coaching Program.
Industry Expertise (6)
Training and Development
Professional Training and Coaching
Areas of Expertise (8)
Hegemony in Education
Diversity and Structural Inequality
Professional Coaching (Using A Variety of Evidence-Based Coaching Models)
Adult Learning Theories
Neurosciences and Coaching
Implementation and Sustainability
Institute for Social Innovation Scholar (professional)
Fielding Graduate University, 2011-2012
Dissertation Scholarship (professional)
(September, 2012) Fielding Graduate University