Multicultural classrooms require a multifaceted approach to creating inclusive, learning-rich environments that empower all students. To meet this growing need, Culturally Proficient Coaching provides educators with a simple, yet comprehensive, new framework: a powerful fusion of the field-tested and respected Cognitive CoachingSM and Cultural Proficiency models. Through a unique approach, the best-selling authors add a new dimension to the concept of Cultural Proficiency, which is based on valuing, respecting, and honoring diverse backgrounds and ethnicities while looking deeply at one's own beliefs. This straightforward guide integrates the Five Essential Elements of Cultural Proficiency with the Five States of Mind of Cognitive CoachingSM to arm educators with the tools necessary to close the achievement gap. It offers a practical strategy for being mindfully attuned to and leveraging cultural diversity to optimize student learning.