Instructional Coaching as emerged as an important practice of teacher leadership. 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. Above and beyond these activities, you can elect to do an additional exploration of research as it informs your practice.
“I wish every mentor in our supervisory union had the opportunity to take this course!” Dina DeSena, teacher and coach, North Country Supervisory Union
DATES AND TIMES:
This is a four-session inquiry, typically offered in early fall and winter. Session participation may take place remotely upon approval.
We are currently accepting registrations for the winter 2020:
Wednesday, January 8th, 9:00 - 12:00
Saturday, January 25th, 9:00 - 12:00
Wednesday, February 5th, 9:00 - 12:00
Wednesday, March 11th, 9:00 - 12:00
CREDITS AND COST:
2-3 credits, $450 per credit