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Celebrating International Coaching Week

Celebration of International Coaching WeekIn celebration of International Coaching Week, ICFSAZ members Keith Emerson (Emerson & Associates) and Linda Drake (Trailblazer Advisors) conducted a pro bono workshop for the Emerging Leaders Council of the Tucson Chamber of Commerce.
All Emerging Leaders have the benefit of having a Tucson Chamber member as a Mentor.
The meeting focused on the differences between Coaching and Mentoring and how to maximize the relationships. 

It’s Time! If you have not yet done so...please do two things:

Renew Your ICF GLOBAL Membership

Your ICF Membership will expire on March 31, 2015. To remain an ICF Member in good standing,

renewal is required annually. You can renew your ICF Membership today by visiting

Renew Your ICF Southern Arizona (chapter) Membership
Please log in. Then go to the pulldown menu under your name and click Renew.
Rebecca Smith, MEd, PCC - VP Membership ICFSA





ICF to Add Written Credentialing Exam in April 2014

Effective April 1, 2014, all applicants for an ICF Credential, including graduates of ACTPs, will be required to complete the ICF Coach Knowledge Assessment. Both Portfolio and ACTP applicants at all three Credentialing levels (ACC, PCC and MCC) will be required to pass the assessment in order to earn an ICF Credential.

Coaching World Magazine -    F R E E   O n l i n e   C o a c h i n g   M a g a z i n e  

Coaching World Aug 2014
This is a free quarterly online magazine produced by the International Coach Federation. Issues are full of insightful articles, videos, case studies, and research that will inform coaching practices, inspire new ideas, and offer tools that can be implemented immediately.
Issue 11: Tools and Techniques - August 2014:  The August issue focuses on tools and techniques from seasoned coaches and diverse resources designed to help you promote coaching.
Every day, professional coaches make a difference in their communities and in the world by transforming lives, one client at a time. The May 2014 issue of Coaching World celebrates the capacity of coaching to change the world.

Issue 9: Science is a Part of Coaching's Legacy - February 2014 
For coaching to grow and evolve as a profession, it's essential that we deepen our understanding of the theories shaping its practice. The February 2014 issue of Coaching World responds to this call by putting the science of coaching at the forefront.

ICF Store Now Open

The ICF Store is Now Open for Business.
Look at the 100s of items they have for sale ... from clothing to thumb drives.

Makes great gifts for clients, chapter speakers and coaching awards.