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Evidence Based Coaching Symposium

Hosted by Fielding Graduate University.

Set yourself apart from others in the field with an Evidence Based Coaching (EBC) certificate. This multidisciplinary-based coach certification program can be completed in one year through a combination of online, teleconferencing, and face-to-face sessions. Fielding’s EBC is an ICF Accredited Coach Training Program (ACTP)

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Dennis K. White has 36 years of experience in all areas of human resources in international organizations. He is an experienced Executive / Leadership Coach certified by the International Coach Federation; and has worked as an instructor in the Evidence Based Coaching program at Fielding Graduate University for over 10 years. A coach, teacher and attorney/mediator, he has extensive experience in conflict resolution in the employment arena as well as the courts in Atlanta, Georgia, where he lives. White is married with two adult daughters and three grandsons. ...

LTC G. Scott Wakefield (ret), PhD ACC has been coaching and training for the past 20 years in areas such as leader development, change, and human interaction. In addition to teaching as adjunct faculty at Fielding, he is an adjunct professor at Saint Joseph’s College of Maine. His coaching includes individuals and groups, most recently with U.S. Air Force air crews. His focus is helping people understand the link between interpersonal and organizational dynamics, to include awareness of how the structures and cultures can be understood in a way that increases performance. Dr. Wakefield has a Master’s degree in Counseling and Psychotherapy from Notre Dame College, a Master’s degree in Organizational Development, and received his PhD in Human and Organizational Systems from...

Kathy Norwood, EdD, PCC, is a K-12 national educational consultant, trainer, coach and founder of Designs for Change. She is certified as a professional coach with the International Coach Federation (ICF) and holds a vision for bridging educational coaching with the profession of coaching. Since 1996, Dr. Norwood has helped school districts nationwide develop and implement customized comprehensive coaching and literacy programs. Kathy provides individual and group coaching to administrators and leadership coaches. She trains groups of educational coaches in evidence-based approaches to coaching. She provides “Train the Trainer” workshops for teacher leaders and consultants. Dr. Norwood completed her doctorate program in Educational Leadership and Change from Fielding University. Her collaborative dissertation with Dr. Burke was titled: Transformational Coaching in Education: A...

Reid Melton is a leadership coach and consultant with over 30 years of experience working with business, government, nonprofit, and international organizations. He has served clients in the banking, software, aerospace, accounting, tourism, public policy research, and international development, as well as agricultural chemical, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, and building products industries. Reid has worked around the globe with the United Nations Secretariat, World Bank and United States Agency for International Development. He has taught and coached international executives at Carnegie Mellon University’s Carnegie-Bosch Institute. In addition to being faculty for the Fielding Graduate University Evidence Based Coaching program, he maintains a coaching practice through his Leadership Counsel consultancy and leads Coverdale teamwork skills workshops around the world. As a member of the EBC team,...

Dr. Latise Hairston is the Founder and Chief Impact Officer of HOPE Consulting and an adjunct faculty at Fielding Graduate University and Medaille College. Latise is a dynamic, accomplished certified Diversity, Equity & Inclusion strategist respected for delivering a consistent creative vision based on data-driven decision making. She has a proven track record of effectively designing and managing large-scale culture transformation projects overseeing the entire implementation cycle, including within a multi-billion-dollar hospitality organization. For over twenty years, Latise has advocated for those who have been marginalized and disenfranchised. She began her career in child welfare advocating for youth and families. Latise continued working as a social worker and counselor, serving as an activist for social justice, interrogating systems of oppression. To have...

John is an entrepreneurial leader with over 30 years of leadership experience involving business, government, education, nonprofit organizations, and faith-based communities that enable him to offer rich resources for students, emerging leaders, and executive leaders, and to create environments for leaders to become the persons they’ve always wanted to be. John’s passion is to inspire people to reach their potential and fulfill their destiny. His leadership and organizational coaching include domestic and international clients in various sectors of culture. John also serves with the Capitol Commission as the Missouri State Minister to their legislature. Previously, he worked for Federal Express, Target Corporation, Learfield Communications, and People Centric Consulting. John is a professional certified coach (PCC) by International Coaches Federation, and Certified Professional Co-Active...

Okokon is a certified executive coach and consults internationally on change management, leadership and diversity, equity and inclusion. He has served as an Assistant Professor at Northwestern Health Sciences University and St. Mary’s University. He is a former senior faculty in the executive coaching program of the University of St. Thomas and is an adjunct faculty in the Evidence-Based Coaching program at Fielding. Okokon is committed to creating the right conditions for leaders to discover or rediscover their true selves and bring that to bear in their work; delivering value for themselves and their organizations. Okokon holds a PhD in Pastoral Care and Counseling from Luther Seminary, MA in Process-oriented Psychology (focused on conflict facilitation and organizational change) from the Process Work...

For over 25 years, Charlyn's work and expertise have been in human and organizational development in both non-profit and for-profit organizations.  Her lifework and primary focus is supporting the personal and professional development of African American women leaders in organizations as well as in communities.  Dr. Green Fareed founded a non-profit dedicated to serving the whole-life development of African American women and conducts action research on culturally-based health and wellness issues related to Black women.  Dr. Green Fareed holds a doctorate in Human & Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University.  She completed coaching certifications from the Evidence Based Coaching Program of Fielding Graduate University, the Center for Credentialing & Education, and Trauma-Informed Coach from Moving the Human Spirit.  Charlyn is...

Dr. Laura Hauser, Culture Catalyst | Master Coach and Team Coach, and Supervisor Fielding EBC adjunct faculty,  Founder of Team Coaching Operating System® Dr. Laura has been described her in many ways during her 30-year career including pioneer, catalyst, sage, and trusted partner. Her thought leadership, research, and training on team coaching and leading organizational change have impacted thousands of leaders, and teams across the globe. Dr. Laura teaches in Fielding Graduate University's coaching program. She is the developer and program director of LSI’s proprietary TCOS Team Coaching Operating System®, helping people and organization thrive during disruptive times and build inclusive cultures. She serves on the Board for GSAEC.org, helping develop the ICF’s team coaching competencies and EMCC’s global team coaching standards, as well...