Aretha J. Lee

Aretha J. Lee serves as a secondary English Language Arts Instructional Specialist in the Plano Independent School District. Aretha is an experienced secondary classroom teacher as well as a facilitator of graduate-level courses for pre-service and continuing education teachers. She takes Jim Knight’s work to heart and believes that the teacher/coach interaction should begin with building relationships, fostering trust, and committing to work that improves student learning and achievement. Key elements of Aretha’s skillset include making authentic connections with teachers and helping teachers embrace the power of reflection in order to identify their own goals and strengths.