Time: 8:30 AM—3:30 PM
Presenters: Kathryn Kuhnert and Tom Hawkins
Lunch: On your own
Instructional coaching provides teachers with job-embedded, specific support to increase effective instructional strategies and skills to impact student learning. Efforts to improve student achievement can succeed only by building the capacity of teachers to improve their instructional practice and the capacity of school systems to promote teacher learning.
Darling-Hammond, Wei, Andree, Richardson and Orphanos (2009). Professional Learning in the Learning Profession
Audience Focus: Administrators, Department Chairs, Lead Teacher, Teachers
Outcomes:–Understand how personality traits impact communication–Identify characteristics of an adult learner–Identify the roles of an instructional coach–Explore possible outcomes for implementing instructional coaching in your district