The first ever HYBRID on-site/virtual Teaching Learning Coaching Conference (TLC) is less than 6 weeks away, and we’re continuing our dive into the #TLC2022 Breakout Presenter lineup. Over the last few weeks, we’ve introduced several groups of the extraordinary Breakout Presenters you’ll see at the conference this year. You can catch up on the Breakout Presenters we’ve announced by reading our posts on group 1, group 2, and group 3.

Now, it’s time to meet the next all-star group of #TLC2022 Breakout Presenters!


Breakout Presenters of #TLC2022 (Round 4!)

Dr. Sanée Bell is the Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning in Katy ISD. She has also served as an executive director, elementary and middle school principal, assistant principal, teacher, and coach. Sanée is passionate about authentic, purposeful learning for students and teachers, and she also has a strong passion for leadership and its impact on teacher engagement, student learning, and school culture. Sanée recognizes her impact as a leader and uses her role to inspire, motivate, and empower others. Sanée has presented at state, national, and international conferences, and has contributed to several publications, including Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead.

Sanée is the co-author and co-editor of the Education Write Now Series and is the author of Be Excellent on Purpose: Intentional Strategies for Impactful Leadership. Sanée shares her thoughts on leadership on her blog


Breakout Session: What Does it Take to Build a Great Coaching Program: Learn from Three Excellent Texas School Districts

Steve Barkley began his teaching career in a rich teaming and coaching environment long before the terms instructional coaching and professional learning communities were in the educational literature. During the past three plus decades, Steve has worked with educators internationally to build programs that focus on educator growth for student growth.

Steve is the author of Quality Teaching in a Culture of Coaching and Instructional Coaching With the End in Mind. His weekly blogs and podcasts add to a continuous exploration of his learning being shared with others.

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Listen to Steve and Jim on the Steve Barkley Podcast

Breakout Session: Questions for Learning & Leading

Dr. Kristin Anderson is an educator, researcher, founder, and CEO of The Brilliance Project. Through her research and consultancy over her 20-plus-year career, Kristin has helped thousands of educators, leaders and aspiring world-changers transform their potential and unleash their personal power through the lens of education.

Kristin has developed professional learning programs for Edison Schools, The Leadership and Learning Center, and Corwin, and is known as the person who brought Visible Learning to North America. She has collaborated with global leaders to design, implement, and evaluate professional learning frameworks, and has led large-scale development initiatives for sustainable impact through education.

Kristin is the author of Data Teams Success Stories Volume 1Real Time DecisionsGetting Started with Rigorous Curriculum Design, and a soon to be published book on Educator Wellbeing.

Breakout Session: The Catalysts and Inhibitors of Workplace Wellbeing: Cultivating the Conditions for Humans to Thrive and Not Merely Survive


Dr. Courtney L. Teague’s view is realistic and different. She is sometimes referred to as “The Uncommon Coach” for her ability to bring out the best in people, is known for her practical and savvy style.

She is a certified executive transition coach and change management practitioner and continues to work with the best and brightest powerhouses. Her successes include Icarus Consulting, Auburn University, National Black & Latino Council, City of Atlanta, Kennesaw State University, Thomas University, and various other organizations.

She also is the author of How to Win Students and Inspire Them and The Uncommon Coach.  Courtney’s current research focuses on coaching, diversity, equity, and inclusion, powerful instructional technology use, and leadership development.

Breakout Session: Mastering and Organizing Your Mind for Uncommon Coaching

Dr. William A. Sommers, is the former Executive Director for Secondary Curriculum and Professional Learning for Minneapolis Public Schools and has been a school administrator for over 35 years. He was on the Board of Trustees of the National Staff Development Council (now called Learning Forward) and has been a Senior Fellow for the Urban Leadership Academy at the University of Minnesota. In addition, he has been a program director for an adolescent chemical dependency treatment center and on the advisory board of a halfway house for 20 years.

Bill has authored and coauthored over ten books – most recently Creating Talent Density: Accelerating Adult Learning (2021) and Responding to Resistance: 30 Ways to Manage Conflict in Schools (2019).

Bill and his colleague Skip Olsen launched the website, which includes educational posts, new rules, and book reviews.

Watch Bill and Jim’s Coaching Conversation

Breakout Session: Stakeholder Centered Coaching for Educators

Check out the full #TLC2022 presenter lineup >>


What is the Teaching Learning Coaching (TLC) Conference?

Join educators and leaders from all over the world at the largest conference designed specifically for instructional coaches and the team members who work with them.

Attend keynote presentations and breakout sessions focused on high-impact teaching strategies, proven instructional coaching practices, and system-change strategies designed to lead to high performance schools.

Registration includes:

  • Six live keynote presentations
  • Access to over 30 pre-recorded breakout sessions for 90 days
  • A copy of Jim Knight’s latest book, The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching
  • Roundtable discussions (for in-person attendees)
  • Networking opportunities (for in-person attendees)
  • Tote bag (for in-person attendees) 
  • Breakfast & lunch (for in-person attendees)


The sun sets behind the skyline of San Antonio, Texas                 A woman attends a virtual conference on her laptop, sitting in the comfort of her home with her young son beside her.


Two Ways to Attend

Join us on October 2-4, 2022 in the beautiful city of San Antonio, Texas. Educators from all over will meet in Texas’s beautiful Hill Country to learn from leading experts in the field of instructional coaching. 


Join us virtually! Experience everything TLC has to offer from the comfort of your home or office, and expect the same great presenters and learning experiences at our annual conference. Don’t miss out!


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Meet the Keynote Presenters


Visit our TLC 2022 event page to learn more about this year’s conference. We hope to see you in October!

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