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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Conference: Building Your Coaching Playbook
November 14, 2023 | Virtual Conference
Every educator needs a coach, but not everyone needs to be coached the same. Expand your instructional coaching repertoire and learn how to best help teachers build their instructional capacity. In this virtual conference, session topics include differentiating the roles of a coach, improving your coaching cycle, acquiring new coaching methods, virtual-remote coaching, refreshing PLCs, planning for student success, building relationships with teachers and administrators, and many more. Join us for this exciting virtual professional learning experience at Region 4! Learn more and register here.
INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING BITE-SIZED LEARNING SERIES
Providing Modeling and Strategic Feedback to Support Implementation of Coaching Goals
October 31, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Strategic lesson feedback and targeted modeling supports teachers in sharpening their skills. Learn the four types of lesson feedback, steps to planning modeling so that it becomes a collaborative professional development opportunity, and the steps to debriefing lessons during coaching cycles. Learn more and register here.
Principal and Instructional Coach Relationship
November 7, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 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.
November 14, 2023 | 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 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 the will drivers of teachers and strategies for developing, engaging, and empowering teachers at all skill levels. Learn more and register here.