Research shows that instructional coaching can have a positive impact on all teacher practices and improve student outcomes. But who’s coaching the coaches? To maximize the success of coaching, the coaches themselves need professional development and support. Coaches, typically former classroom teachers, must learn how to work with adult learners, which requires a whole new skill set. Best practices for a successful coaching program that supports both teachers and coaches will be shared.
Presented by Danielle McGee, educational technologist, Starkville Oktibbeha School District, and ISTE community leader.