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Carolee Hayes is a founding director and owner of Thinking Collaborative. She retired as director in 2019, and still conducts seminars in her home state of Colorado. She is the also the former Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Coaching.
Her career includes 9 years as Director of Professional Development for Douglas County School District Re.1, in Colorado, where she developed and directed one of the first building-based instructional coaching programs in the US. She taught middle and high school in Jefferson County, Colorado and worked in professional development in that district.
Publications Cognitive Coaching, Third Edition Cognitive Coaching: Weaving Threads of Learning and Change into the Culture of an Organization Effective School Leadership: Developing Principals through Cognitive Coaching