Kerry Mitchell

Consultant Coach

MEdAdmin (Hons), Adv. Dip. Tching, Dip Tchg, TTCert
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Kerry is the Consultant Coach for Growth Coaching New Zealand. She is an accredited coach with Growth Coaching International, facilitates the full range of Growth Coaching programmes within New Zealand and has completed coaching to a Master Class level.

Kerry recently led a national research and development project on behalf of the New Zealand Ministry of Education focused on engaging families in education. She has also led Ministry of Education national evaluation projects that have monitored the effect of professional learning and development on teacher practice and outcomes for students.

Kerry’s professional background includes more than 40 years in the education sector in roles including teacher, facilitator, researcher and principal. Kerry is also a founding Director of the Education Group.

In partnership with the New Zealand Education Council she has developed professional learning programmes designed to enhance the capability of professional leaders to appraise and coach teachers. She is currently writing material for the appraisal and coaching of professional leaders. Kerry has played a lead role in training the facilitators to deliver these learning programmes.

Kerry holds a Master of Educational Administration degree. Kerry is committed to her own ongoing development and is currently enrolled in the Solution Focused Business Professional Certificate from the University of Wisconsin. Kerry has set herself the goal of completing a doctoral study over the next five years.