Prioritize Your Own Professional Learning with Peer Coaching

Stephanie Affinito

Stephanie Affinito

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When we stop growing professionally, we do a disservice to not ourselves but to others. Stephanie Affinito, Staff Associate in the literacy department at the University at Albany in New York, shares three ways to level up your coaching skillset by seeking feedback from your peers—both in-person and online. 💻

  • Five Practical Ways to Support New Coaches

    Shelby Denman

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    A coach's impact relies heavily on their support both in and out of their organization. Shelby Denman, Coordinator for Professional Learning a Forney ISD, offers some advice for instructional leaders on how they can support, develop, and retain ICs.

  • Advertise Yourself with a Coaching One-Pager

    Rachael Moola

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    If a peer stopped you in in the hall and asked you what your role, professional goals, and how you partner with teachers, could you answer quickly? For many, the answer is no. Luckily, Rachael Moola, literacy coach in Pennsylvania, has found a creative solution to this situation by having a flyer on hand!

  • Use Parallel Practice for Social-Emotional Learning

    Morgan Davis

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    For teachers to take care of students, they must first be at one with their own emotions. Morgan Davis, instructional coach in Colorado, highlights four of her go-to practices that prioritize her teachers social-emotional and physical well-being.

  • Embodying a Coaching Mindset

    Miriam Guerrero Cheuk

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    Are you looking to dive below the surface in your coaching conversations? Miriam Guerrero Cheuk, district IC in Virginia, highlights four ways to build a genuine connection with teachers through life-giving coaching conversations.

  • Weekly Coaching Roundup, Week 37: September 17th, 2021

    TeachBoost Team

    Weekly Coaching Roundup - September 2021 (Seasonal)

    This week we learned the benefits of a high-quality mentor program, how to create a coaching partnership agreement with teachers, four steps for turning your coaching vision into a purpose statement, and more. Enjoy! 👍

  • Coaching Partnership Agreements, Part 2: Teacher and Coach

    Lindsay Deacon

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    Once you've established your role with the principal and created your partnership agreement, it's time to create one with the teachers you support. Lindsay Deacon, a school improvement coach in Portland, Oregon, is back with part two of her partnership agreements to teach you how to do just that. 👍

  • Coaching Partnership Agreements, Part 1: Principal and Coach

    Lindsay Deacon

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    Partnership agreements are incredibly helpful for coaches and their peers to outline core responsibilities and create transparency around their coaching role. Lindsay Deacon, a school improvement coach in Portland, Oregon, walks through the steps for first creating a partnership agreement with your principal in part one of her series.