Shira Leibowitz (born July 6) is an American educator with extensive experience leading independent schools. She is co-author of The Coach Approach to School Leadership: Leading Teachers to Higher Levels of Effectiveness, and currently serves as Director of Academics at Catapult Learning in New York City and as an instructor in Northeastern University's graduate school of education. Known for her expertise in instructional coaching and project based learning, she has been at the forefront of utilizing Twitter and on-line distance learning for educators. She has presented at numerous conferences including Jeff Pulver's #140 conferences on education and social media.
Leibowitz holds a Ph.D in education and a rabbinical degree from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America as well as a B.A. Magna Cum Laude and With Distinction in All Subjects from Cornell University. Leibowitz is co-moderator of #educoach, a Twitter chat dedicated to the topic of instructional coaching. Leibowitz is a speaker and writer on educational topics with particular interest in instructional coaching and character and values education.
The Coach Approach To School Leadership: Leading Teachers to Higher Levels of Effectiveness, Co-authored with Jessica Johnson and Kathy Perret
- " "Putting on the Coach's Hat to Improve Instruction: Rabbi Shira Leibowitz". YouTube. 22 October 2012. Retrieved 24 September 2015.
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