Successes Through Coach and Principal Collaboration

Grace Worrell and Melissa Llano, instructional coach and principal at Franklin Park School District in Illinois, reflect on their collaborative partnership together built on trust and respect.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, Coaching, Your Coaching Toolbox, Building Relationships, Collaboration, Partnership Agreements, Principal and Coach, Culture of Coaching

From Coached to Coach: Where Do We Begin?

Maggie Colicchio, instructional coach from Alliance City Schools in Ohio, reflects on her experiences transitioning from being coached as a teacher to becoming an instructional coach herself.

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Topics: Guest Blogger, First Year as a Coach, Teacher Leadership, Principal and Coach, Culture of Coaching, New School Year Preparation

July 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

 

July grilled up a smörgåsbord of coaching articles this month! Enjoy the top articles from the past few weekly coaching roundups below and learn about the loneliness of coaching, some reflections from a year of coaching, how to make coaching a collaborative effort, and more.

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Topics: Feedback, Must Reads, Culture of Coaching, First Year Coaching Tips, Loneliness

February 2018 Instructional Coaching Must-Reads

February was teeming with instructional coaching content! We ran out of room in our weekly coaching roundup and have some must-read articles today on establishing a coaching role with school leadership, principal and coach agreements, how to become a reflective coach, reasons why instructional coaching can fall short, and more. Enjoy!

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Topics: Must Reads, Principal and Coach, Culture of Coaching, Coaching Methodologies

Watch Our Coaching Talk Webinar Recap and Learn How to Begin Your Coaching Journey! 

Ellen Eisenberg, experienced coach and mentor, and recently transitioned coach, Kristy Louden, cover what it takes to successfully launch a coaching role from the ground up.

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Topics: Webinar, Culture of Coaching, First Year Coaching Tips, Coaching Talk

Establishing My Coaching Role With the School Leadership Team

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Jason MacDonald, instructional coach from Alberta, Canada, shares his 3 tips for establishing a coaching role with the school leadership team and how to address teacher-coach confidentiality.

For more posts from instructional coaches, for instructional coaches, please check out our recent posts from the TeachBoost series entitled: "Your Coaching Toolbox".

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Topics: Instructional Leadership, Guest Blogger, First Year as a Coach, Instructional Coaching, Culture of Coaching

Creating a Coaching Role Within my School

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TeachBoost continues to learn—and share—experiences, skills, and tools from instructional coaches via our new chapter in the Your Coaching Toolbox series entitled, First Year as a Coach.

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Kristy Louden, first year Instructional Coach from Hoover City School District in Alabama, reflects on her first year as a coach and what it's like to build a coaching role from the ground up.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks, Guest Blogger, First Year as a Coach, Culture of Coaching

April 2017 Instructional Leadership Must-Reads

April showers bring May flowers... and a roundup of excellent instructional leadership articles! Make sure to subscribe to our blog to have our must-reads sent straight to your inbox too.

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Topics: PD, Must Reads, Collaboration, Listening Skills, Culture of Coaching