Tim Livingston, development specialist in Texas, shares both his insights on how coaches can better manage their time and questions to guide the journey.
Kara McFarlin, an instructional technology coach in Illinois, shares five ways she made coaching a team effort during her first year as a coach. For more insights like hers from other new coaches check out our First Year as a Coach series!
Sadie Lewis, Instructional Innovation Specialist in Mehlville School District in St. Louis, MO, spotlights 5 "design thinking" approaches to coaching that allow her to execute a personalized coaching model.
Ellen Eisenberg, co-host of our Coaching Talk series from the Pennsylvania Institute of Instructional Coaching (PIIC), provides coaching tips for documenting work and creating opportunities for self-reflection.
For more posts from instructional coaches, please check out our recent posts from the TeachBoost series, Your Coaching Toolbox!
Connie Rockow, Instructional Coach and Mentor Coordinator from the Genesse Valley Educational Partnership, highlights the power of PLCs for professional development and where to begin to build your own network!
Shasta Looper, Balanced Literacy Coach from Greenville County Schools in South Carolina, shares the significance of empathy in coaching and provides strategies for promoting empathy with coachees.
Allison Kieffner, instructional coach outside Boston, Massachusetts, reflects on the tools, learnings, and support she needed to make her first year coaching a successful one. Afterwards, read more perspectives like hers in our First Year as a Coach series!
Instructional coaches drive student achievement through the development of educators and school leaders. But how do coaches find ways to nourish and develop themselves on a professional level? Professional learning communities made up of peers—networks both in person and online—are one fantastic resource to move professional learning forward.