The Instructional Coaching Institute

The Instructional Coaching Institute is a comprehensive foundational course that gives coaches and administrators, from start to finish, everything they need to know to become successful coaching partners. It is backed by more than 20 years of research conducted by Jim Knight and researchers at The Instructional Coaching Group.

Virtual or in-person (Lawrence, KS)

$1,995 per person

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Completed by 5,000+ Coaches
Attend Virtually or In-person
Backed by 20+ Years of Research

Everything your coaching program needs to succeed

Over 5,000 instructional coaches have successfully completed The Instructional Coaching Institute, representing every continent across the globe, except Antarctica.

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Virtual or Face-to-Face

Whether your team prefers to attend in-person in Lawrence Kansas, or virtually from across the globe, we’ve got you covered.

The most comprehensive learning experiences for new and experienced coaches

Our most comprehensive service, the Institute provides a big picture view of instructional coaching and includes an exhaustive learning opportunity covering five coaching areas presented in Jim Knight’s bestselling books and research.

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Who is the Institute for?

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New Instructional Coaches

Learn foundational tools to best support teachers

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Experienced Instructional Coaches

Revisit fundamental teachings or expand resources

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Develop a new program or support existing coaches

Institute Details

Resources Provided

  • The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching (Knight 2021)
  • Evaluating Instructional Coaching (2021)
  • The Instructional Playbook (Knight 2019) book bundle
  • The Impact Cycle (Knight 2017) book bundle
  • Better Conversations (Knight 2015) book bundle
  • High-Impact Instruction (Knight 2012)
  • Accompanying workbooks
8 books are displayed on top of a maple woodgrain table -- the books are "The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching" by Jim Knight, "Evaluating Instructional Coaching" by Sharon Thomas, Jim Knight, Michelle Harris, and Ann Hoffman, "The Impact Cycle" by Jim Knight, "The Instructional Playbook" by Jim Knight, Ann Hoffman, Michelle Harris, and Sharon Thomas, "Better Conversations" by Jim Knight, "High-Impact Instruction" by Jim Knight, the "What Administrators Need to Know" workbook by Jim Knight, and the "Better Leaders" workbook by Jim Knight.

Choose the best learning environment for your team

The On-site Intensive Institute

A five-day, in-person Institute created for both new and experienced instructional coaches. Takes place in Lawrence, Kansas.
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The Virtual Instructional Coaching Institute

By offering The Instructional Coaching Institute in a 16-week format, participants have the time and opportunity to road-test strategies between sessions and bring questions back to the group.
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What is the Instructional Coaching Institute?