President’s Message: January 2020

As a trainer focused on neurodiversity, I frequently hear from individuals who are unable to gain full access to coach training because of their learning differences, in addition to facing racial, cultural, socioeconomic and other barriers that keep them from receiving quality coach education. That's not OK with me. How about you? ACTO is at a [...]

By |2020-01-28T10:35:34-05:00January 28th, 2020|ACTO, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|0 Comments

President’s message: October 2019

At the 2019 ACTO Conference, our presenters shared their wisdom about diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging to open our eyes and expand our awareness as coach trainers, coaches and, most importantly, as human beings. Attendees were both excited and overwhelmed, wanting to jump into action, while realizing that they need to learn more about themselves [...]

By |2019-11-19T12:45:56-05:00October 29th, 2019|ACTO, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|0 Comments

President’s message: September 2019

Courageous Conversations Have you ever been in a conversation with a trusted colleague or friend and held back from starting a dialogue about a sensitive topic? You trust the person but this is uncharted territory and the last thing you want to do is damage your relationship. Instead of creating an opportunity for dialogue, you [...]

By |2019-09-25T11:08:57-04:00September 25th, 2019|Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|0 Comments

President’s message: August 2019

What Does "Inclusion" Mean for Your Coach Training Program? The importance of inclusion in our coach training schools was the subject of a recent discussion I had with a colleague.  She asked me what I meant by the term "inclusion" which led me to wonder what inclusion means to each of us as coach trainers. [...]

By |2019-08-28T14:56:39-04:00August 28th, 2019|ACTO, Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging|0 Comments