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North American Coach Development Summit

Master Classes

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What is a Master Class?

Master classes are 1 ½ to 2 hour long in depth explorations of an applied or research based topic in coaching, coach education and/or coach development presented by summit attendees for colleagues and peers.  Although the opportunity to sign up for a master classes is included in the Professional category Summit registration, sign up is required and class size is limited.  Master class sign up is available through the WHOVA app, the virtual Summit program app available for iOS and Android systems.

​Attendees registered for the full summit may sign up for as many master classes as they wish through the WHOVA app.  Participants signed up for 2 day summit registration may only sign up for master classes on the days they are registered to attend.  If a master class fills up, participants will be given the opportunity to join a wait list for the master class session. 


Approximately one month prior to the Summit, master class leaders will begin communications with the class cohort in preparation for the class. 

Sample Master Classes from the 2019 Summit

Seats are limited -sign up required (included in program registration)

​Navigating the NCACE accreditation process & Becoming an Accreditation Reader

Lead by Lori Gano-Overway, USCCE Accreditation Chair & Mary Motley, NCACE Folio Review Coordinator

​Exploring the use of technology in coaching education: Digital coach development or disaster?

presented by Tom Hounsell & Liam McCarthy, St. Mary's University

​Ethical decision making: Developing a training program for coaches

presented by Sharon Stoll, University of Idaho & Pete Van Mullem, Lewis-Clark State College

Steps and strategies for designing great courses: Using backwards design and KSA assessment

presented by Jennifer Nalepa & Andrew Driska, Michigan State University

Providing quality coaching education: Evaluating organizational readiness

presented by Kristen Dieffenbach, West Virginia University

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