Dr Jim Knight

Instructional Coaching Group – Senior Partner

Jim Knight, Senior Partner of the Instructional Coaching Group, is a research associate at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning.

He has spent more than two decades studying professional learning and instructional coaching, and written several books on the instructional coaching including Instructional Coaching: A Partnership Approach to Improving Instruction (2007), Unmistakable Impact: A Partnership Approach for Dramatically Improving Instruction (2011), High-Impact Instruction (2013), Focus on Teaching (2014), Better Conversations (2015), and The Impact Cycle (2018). Knight has also authored articles on instructional coaching and professional learning in publications such as Educational Leadership, The Journal of Staff Development, Principal Leadership, The School Administrator, and Kappan. Jim earned his PhD in Education from the University of Kansas and has won several university teaching, innovation, and service awards. Knight also writes the Radical Learners blog.