Nina Morel, Ed.D., is Executive Director of Leadership Development and Coaching and former Dean of Professional Studies at Lipscomb University. She has developed and led innovative coaching programs as well as competency-based online undergraduate and graduate programs. She is the winner of the Milken National Educator Award and has taught at the secondary and university levels. As a school district administrator, Morel created and led large scale coaching and ESL initiatives.
Morel is the author of “Learning from Coaching: How do I work with an instructional coach to grow as a teacher?” (ASCD, 2014); “How to Build an Instructional Coaching Program for Maximum Capacity” (Corwin, 2012); and "Redefining Competency-Based Education: Competencies for Life" (Business Expert Press, 2018).
My most exciting professional experience has come about as I have worked with instructional coaches and teachers to build collaborative learning cultures in schools. My colleague Carla Cushman and I have recently published a book with Corwin Press on this topic: "How to Build an Instructional Coaching Program for Maximum Capacity" (Corwin, 2012).
1984 B.A., Nina Jones University: David Lipscomb University
1986 M.S., Nina Wood University: Tennessee State University - Nashville
1995 Ed. D., Nina Wood University: Tennessee State University-Nashville