Elementary Instructional Coaches
An instructional coach is an on-site staff developer who teams with teachers in a collaborative, reflective relationship to enhance content and instructional knowledge to increase student learning. Coaching is a supportive professional relationship that bridges district staff development opportunities with classroom practices. Coaching provides seamless teacher support from the learning of new content and instructional practice through the implementation process.
What a Coach Does
Instructional Coaches engage in:
Teachers and Instructional Coaches are able to share in professional development that is embedded in the classroom, and meaningfully connected to teaching and learning.