Michael James Knight, PhD
- Senior Research Associate
- Director, Kansas Coaching Project (KCP)
1122 West Campus Rd.
Lawrence, KS 66045
Dr. James Knight has spent close to two decades studying professional learning and instructional coaching. He has written or co-authored several books on the topic, including: Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction published by Corwin and Learning Forward (2007) and Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach for Dramatically Improving Instruction (2011). He co-authored Coaching Classroom Management (2006) and edited Coaching: Approaches and Perspectives (2008).
Dr. Knight has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. Knight also hosts Talking About Teaching on the Teaching Channel. His current work can be found and followed at: www.radicallearners.com, jimknightoncoaching.squarespace.com, twitter.com/jimknight99.
Grants & Other Funded Activity —
He has served as the principal investigator of grants and contracts totalling nearly $30 million–all devoted to the study of professional learning and instructional coaching.