Inquiry into Instructional Coaching

Inquiry into Instructional Coaching (2 and 3 graduate credit options)

How can teachers help one another improve their practice?  Instructional coaching is a popular setting for this work, but too often teachers are thrust into the role of a coach without formal training. In this inquiry, you will learn best practices in instructional coaching and collegial analysis of evidence such as effective coaching conversations, collaborative planning, observing instruction, and analyzing student work.  As fieldwork, you will engage in observation of instruction, analysis of coachee practice, and instructional conferencing with teachers at your school, and bring back evidence to discuss and learn from.

Fall Session:

Saturday, September 16, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  Introduction to Coaching

Tuesday, September 26, 4:30 - 7:30 PM:  Observing  Instruction

Tueday, October 10, 4:30 - 7:30 PM:  Conferencing

Saturday, October 28, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM:  Conferencing

Winter Session:

Wednesday, January 10, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM:  Introduction to Coaching

Saturday, January 27, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM:  Observing  Instruction

Saturday, February 17, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM:  Conferencing

Saturday, March 17, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM:  Conferencing

Where:  UVEI/UVGSE, 194 Dartmouth College Highway, (Route 4), Lebanon, NH *

Registration Information:
320:  Inquiry into Instructional Coaching, 2 graduate credits, $700
Optional add-on:  322:  Foundations of Instructional Coaching, 1 graduate credit, $350 (must also enroll in 320)

* Please note:  Participation in inquiries may be done remotely upon approval.