Issue 48

UTD Coaching News

New Credentials, Information Session

      By Judy Feld, MCC, Assoc. Director, ACTP Graduate Certificate Coaching Program

New Credentials

We are proud of the Executive and Professional Coaching Program at UT Dallas and proud of all of our graduates. Recent graduates from our twelfth cohort are already joining the ranks of ICF credentialed coaches. Our earlier cohorts also continue an impressive record of professional development. We want to congratulate the following coaches who have received a new ICF credential, and continue to be involved in the UT Dallas community:

Debjani Biswas, PCC, Cohort 2; May 2012
Tijen Genco, PCC, Cohort 8B; April 2012
Kelly Gallagher, ACC, Cohort 8A; April 2012
Wilma Brockington, ACC, Cohort 8B; April 2012
Rhonda Peterson, ACC, Cohort 8A; April 2012

Master's Degrees Conferred
Congratulations to Tunita Bailey, Tonja Laney, and Jeremy Lautan, graduates of the Executive and Professional Coaching Program. On May 18th they received the Master of Science in Management and Administrative Sciences; concentration in organizational behavior and coaching.

Next Information Session for Fall Cohort and Master’s Program
The Executive and Professional Coaching Program is thriving at UT Dallas and we continue to look toward the future. The Master’s Degree Program is in its second year and is open for new student applications. We are accepting applications for Cohort 10A, to begin in September.

You are invited to join an interactive group Information Session with an overview and Q&A on both programs, including options for each. Our next information session is scheduled for Thursday, June 7th at 5:30 p.m. U.S. Central time. It will be conducted on a group teleconference line so you can call from anywhere in the world. If you are interested in attending, send an e-mail to with "Information Session" in the subject line. Please include your full name and location in your e-mail. We will add your name to the reservation list and send you the call details. You may also register at the Coaching website

UT-Dallas/ICF-NT Coaching Event
It was great to get together on Thursday, May 24th with so many North Texas coaches for the quarterly ICF-NT Coaches' Community Rendezvous sponsored by the UT Dallas Organizational Behavior and Coaching Program. There was a lot of time for socializing and networking, and also an informative (and hilarious) production of "A Prism Carol" by some familiar coaches in disguise  Below are pictures.

The program highlighted the history of the Prism Award and the upcoming ICF-North Texas Awards Program and Dinner on June 21st. Reservations are open at .


Judy Feld, MCC, was the 2003 ICF President.  She has been a full-time executive and professional coach since 1995 and the co-founder of the Executive and Professional Coaching Program in the School of Management at the University of Texas at Dallas  Feld is the co-author of SmartMatch Alliances and a mentor to innovative coaches

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