Coaching Endorsement

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The Coaching Endorsement program is designed for experienced educators. Instruction will involve the use of a variety of instructional methods including, but not limited to, problem-based learning, modules, case-studies, simulation, field experiences, research, and individual projects. Application of learning to school-based issues and problems is a critical component of this applied program.

Program of Study

Semester I – Fall

  • EDCO 7010 - Introduction to Coaching (7-week)
    This is the first of the three courses in the Coaching Endorsement sequence. This course focuses on developing a knowledge base for coaching that is framed within an organization’s mission, vision, beliefs, and goals, and that is focused on performance criteria.
  • EDCO 7020 - Using Data for Coaching (7-week) 
    This course focuses on assessing the effectiveness of coaching on teaching, learning, and cultural context and is based on performance criteria. 

Semester II - Spring

  • EDCO 7030 - Applied Coaching: Developing, Implementing, and Maintaining a Coaching Plan (15-week) In this course, candidates will apply their knowledge, skills, and dispositions in coaching in real settings. 

3 courses - 2 semesters - Fall/Spring

Admission Requirements

All application materials should be submitted to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

1.      Online Graduate Application - There is a non-refundable $60 application fee. The following application documents must be uploaded to your application:

a.      Clear Renewable Georgia Teaching Certificate - To print a copy of your clear, renewable Georgia teaching certificate, you may log onto
b.     Resume or Professional Vitae - Should document education, years of teaching experience, current school and district, volunteer and service accomplishments, and a record of your leadership activities.
c.      School District Recommendation

2.      Transcripts - Official transcripts from EACH College and/or University you have attended. Must be in a sealed envelope from the institution or sent electronically from the institution directly to (ATTENTION: DO NOT SEND APPLICATION MATERIALS TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS)

Deadline for Applications

Fall, July 1

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Cathey Goodgame at or the Department of Educational Leadership at (770) 423-6888 or email