The 2022 Teaching Learning Coaching Conference (TLC) is rapidly approaching and we can see educators around the world are just as excited as we are—our tickets to attend in-person have completely sold out!

But don’t worry – anyone can still attend #TLC2022 from the comforts of home or office by attending virtually. This year’s conference might just be the best TLC yet, and we can’t wait to learn from all of the amazing presenters and attendees we’ll meet in October.

We’ve previously introduced #TLC2022 breakout presenter groups 1, 2, 3, and 4 on our blog, but this year’s lineup just keeps on going. Today, we’re shining the spotlight on the next group of breakout presenters!


Breakout Presenters of #TLC2022 (Round 5!)

Martha Elford is a co-founder and consultant with VECTOR Coaching and internationally recognized expert in virtual coaching who recently co-authored the book, Implementing a Virtual Coaching Model for Teacher Professional Development (Myers, Rowland, Elford, 2021). Dr. Elford served as an Instructional Coach with the Kansas Coaching Project directed by Jim Knight.  

Her research interests include the impact of coaching on professional growth for pre- and in-service teachers, and using virtual learning environments, such as Virtual Professional Performance (VPP) Lab for teacher preparation and professional development. Dr. Elford participated as a Fulbright Specialist for Fulbright Finland where she collaborated with scholars to explore the use of video for coaching and feedback in teacher preparation.

Elford is the co-author of GET Feedback: Giving, Exhibiting and Teaching Feedback in Special Education Teacher Preparation. Currently, Dr. Elford serves as non-tenure track faculty at Southern Illinois University Department of Teaching and Learning.

Breakout Session: Virtual Coaching: Protocols, Strategies, and Tools for Coaching From a Distance

Enthusiastic Speaker, Kamina Fitzgerald works with individuals and organizations to amplify their communication, confidence, and ability to build relationships, and consistent systems and processes so they can make an unforgettable impact within their environment. She is passionate about mentorship and guiding her clients to take their life goals and visions to new levels while also promoting work/life balance.

She is the author of Class Dismissed: Life Lessons and Short Stories , Class Is Now In Session, and Bumperstuckle Village: Patience Is a Virtue.

Breakout Session: London Bridge is Falling Down: Creating a Solid Coaching Foundation Through Capacity Building, Identifying Cause, and Work/Life Balance

As Executive Director of Growth Coaching International (GCI), Chris Munro has responsibility for GCI operations globally.

Over the past 10 years, Chris has applied his experience to the leadership of teacher professional learning strategy and the development of school coaching models in Australia. Chris led the development and delivery of The Impact Cycle Instructional Coaching program in Australia and New Zealand and has been instrumental in the development of GCI’s online learning provision.

Chris has co-authored book chapters on coaching cultures for learning (Munro et al., 2020) and coaching for teacher agency (Andrews & Munro, 2019), and he is currently working on a new book about coaching as a leadership stance with John Campbell. Chris was also a co-designer and author of a recent research study investigating school leaders’ experiences of coaching as part of leadership development programs in Victoria, Australia (van Nieuwerburgh et al., 2020).

Breakout Session: A Coaching Way of Leading: Different Contexts, Same Outcomes

Casey Kosiorek Ed.D, superintendent of schools at the Hilton Central School District. Prior to that, he served as superintendent of the Byron-Bergen Central School District.

In 2017, Workplace Dynamics, in conjunction with D&C Digital, presented Casey with the Leadership Award for the Rochester Top Workplace – Large Employers. He has also been named Administrator of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York State, was recognized for his leadership by the Genesee Valley Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, and received the Tyll van Geel Educational Leadership Award from the University of Rochester.

Casey is a member of the National Center for Education Research and Technology, and is a member of the New York State Council of School Superintendents. He has had a journal article published in CollectivEd Working Papers, a publication by the Carnegie School of Education, and is coauthor of A Quick Guide to Video Coaching: The best practice to improve the art and craft of teaching through guided reflection.

Breakout Session: Jim and Ted’s Excellent Video Coaching Adventure at Hilton CSD!

Marty Conrad is a member of the Creek-Choctaw tribal Nation of Oklahoma. He is from Del City and Tulsa, Oklahoma. This coming year will be his 48th year in education, 34 years as a history teacher and 14 years as an Instructional/Academic Coach, has taught on five different Native American reservations and in two boarding schools and served as a social studies teacher, principal, Athletic Director and coached various sports.
Served on a committee that begin the process of creating a Native American standards for the state of Wyoming. Served as President of the Wyoming Senior Olympics for Three and half years. Served in the Army National guard for nine years.
Breakout Session: Instructional Coach Awareness of Teaching Indigenous

Trent Hall helps organizations address equity and inclusion through his consultation and facilitation services related to empathy, communication, and conflict management. He brings leadership, staff, and students together to transform culture and climate through the concepts of belonging and dignity.

While on staff at Penn State University (PSU), Hall served as a dialogue instructor, facilitator, and coach, and he developed the foundation of the Global/Virtual Dialogue Platform. He provided services for a variety of groups including graduate and undergraduate students, local school systems, and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) cadets preparing to work in conflict areas in numerous countries.

Before becoming a full-time consultant, Trent served the community through the local government of Howard County (MD), championing community dialogue that reinforced the county’s goals of diversity and inclusiveness, in the Office of Community Outreach and Constituent Services and the Office of Human Rights.

Breakout Session: Leaning Into Our Collective Humanity Through Empathetic Listening

Tom Sherrington is an experienced former Headteacher and teacher, having worked in schools for 30 years starting my training in 1986.

Through his consultancy – teacherhead consulting – he is interested in working with teachers and school leaders to explore and implement contemporary educational ideas that help us deliver an excellent all-round education for all young people.

His first bookTeach Now! Science. The Joy of Teaching Science was published in 2014, followed by The Learning Rainforest: Great teaching in real classroom with John Catt Ltd. He is now working with Oliver Caviglioli and John Catt Ltd as partners running

Breakout Session: Implementing Evidence-Informed Coaching and Professional Development, Our Walkthrus Experience

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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 to attend the virtual conference includes:

  • Six livestreaming keynote presentations
  • Access to over 25 pre-recorded breakout sessions for 90 days
  • A copy of Jim Knight’s latest book, The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching
  • Access to the conference app, which includes an interactive feed and ways to connect with other attendees


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 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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