Institutes & Workshops
What Administrators Need to Know About Coaching

What Administrators Need to Know About Coaching

The impact coaches have is directly related to how effectively they are supported (or not supported) by their administrators. For that reason, it is crucial that administrators participate in professional development that clarifies what coaches do and how they can be supported. This workshop provides a deep understanding of how administrators and instructional coaches can collaborate to ensure that coaches have an unmistakably positive impact on teachers’ teaching and students’ learning.

designed for
Coaches and Administrators
Both In-person and Virtual
credit hours

Upcoming Dates

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July 13, 2023
October 24, 2023

Course Outline

This workshop will cover the following:

  • The Partnership Principles that should guide coaches’ interactions with teachers
  • Actions coaches can take to partner with teachers to set and hit goals
  • The six specific actions administrators can take to support coaches effectively
  • The five simple truths of helping that must be addressed for any professional development activity to be effective


Participants will:

  • See the instructional coaching Impact Cycle in action
  • Learn how to prioritize coaches’ time and determine tasks they should and should not do
  • Discuss creating an instructional playbook that summarizes high-leverage teaching strategies coaches will share
  • Determine what policy should exist regarding teacher confidentiality
  • Develop strategies for addressing teachers who are resistant to change

Course Schedule

  • Cohort meets for one day
  • 9:00am -3:30pm CST, with one 60-minute break for lunch

Please Note

For individuals with schedule conflicts or who live in different time zones, this workshop is recorded and available for registrants to watch on-demand for 30 days.

If you are interested in attending with a group of 14+ from your school/district and want to ensure you are experiencing this workshop as a team, contact us to register for a private session >>

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