Instructional coaching focuses on supporting learning growth and achievement of students by partnering with teachers to improve teaching and learning. Region 4 provides a variety of options to support your teachers through instructional coaching. Reach out to one of our education specialists directly or email email@example.com for more information.
Observation of the teacher’s lesson with feedback.
Full coaching cycle with the teacher recording a lesson and uploading it to a secure coaching workspace. This allows the teacher to review and reflect on the lesson. The coach and teacher then work together during a remote meeting to plan next steps.
Full coaching cycle which includes initial teacher meeting and classroom visit to set coaching goals and then additional classroom visits to plan, coteach, and model to meet coaching goal.
INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING BITE-SIZED LEARNING SERIES
Pre-observation and Observations
July 11, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Learn strategies for building a collaborative coach-teacher relationship, structures for the pre-observation meeting, and ideas and forms for collecting quality evidence during instructional observations. Learn more and register here.
Setting Instructional Coaching Goals
July 13, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Learn how to work shoulder-to-shoulder with teachers during the post-observation conference to identify mutually agreed upon coaching goals based on teacher instructional practices and student needs. Learn more and register here.
Instructional Coaching Cycle
July 18, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Learn how to organize coaching into cycles to help you create a structure for yourself and your teachers. During this session, we will identify the structure of small group and one-on-one coaching cycles. Learn more and register here.
Providing Models to Support Implementation of Coaching Goals
July 20, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Teachers need to see effective instruction in action. Modeling is one way to show a teacher how to implement a specific strategy. By modeling lessons that make teaching and learning visible, coaches help teachers build a vision of effective instruction. Learn processes to make your model teaching a collaborative one-on-one professional development opportunity. Learn more and register here.
Principal and Instructional Coach Relationship
July 25, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Learn strategies and explore tools to build a collaborative partnership of professional development between principals and instructional coaches. Learn more and register here.
July 27, 2023 | 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Teachers of all levels of experience and expertise can benefit from instructional coaching, but engaging and motivating adult learners can be challenging. This session will explore strategies for developing, engaging, and empowering teachers. Learn more and register here.