The Virtual Instructional Coaching Institute

What is it?
A 16-week, virtual version of our Intensive Institute created for both new and experienced instructional coaches. The Instructional Coaching Institute is a focused and intensive professional development opportunity based on 20+ years of research. Our most comprehensive service, it 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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All sessions of the virtual institute are recorded and available on-demand.
When are the next cohorts?
9/5/2023
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12/18/2023
1/16/2024
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3/29/2024

Where?
Live, on-demand sessions via Zoom
September 5th cohort: 2pm - 5:30pm CST
January 16th cohort: 10am - 1:30pm CST

Cost
$1,995 per person
Price includes all resources and materials, including on-demand access to all sessions

Upcoming Dates

Don't see a workshop date that works for you? Request a workshop to bring ICG to your school or district. For other registration questions, contact us here.

The Virtual Instructional Coaching Institute

1/16/2024
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3/29/2024
16-week Virtual Institute
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Completed by 5,000+ coaches worldwide
Backed by 20+ years of research
Attend virtually from anywhere

1 virtual course

Our most comprehensive service, the Intensive Instructional Coaching 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.

This unique learning opportunity helps coaches and administrators not only establish a proven foundation for success, but also develop a deeper and complete understanding of the coaching process and practices, cultivate the necessary communication skills for healthy conversations, deepen engagement in the classroom, and best utilize coaching tools and resources.

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20 years of research

The Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute is a focused and intensive professional development opportunity based on 20+ years of research. This course was created with new and experienced coaching programs in mind, and has everything needed to succeed.

The content of this course includes the Partnership Principles, using video to measure current reality, following The Impact Cycle (1.03 effect size), how to have healthy and productive conversations, and developing an Instructional Playbook; these topics are based on Jim’s bestselling publications, which are included with registration. The Coaching Institute is absolutely critical for any instructional coach who needs guidance with their role, responsibilities, or resources.

Everything a coach needs to succeed

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

Join Jim Knight and the ICG senior consultants for this 16-week course. For individuals with schedule conflicts or who live in different time zones, these workshop sessions are recorded and available for registrants to watch on-demand for 30 days.

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Topics Covered

Everything you’ll learn at the 16-week virtual Instructional Coaching Institute.

Section 1: Introduction to Coaching

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Takeaways include:

  • An overview of The Seven Success Factors of Instructional Coaching
  • Getting Started Toolkit (everything a coach needs to get started)
  • Coaching, Mentoring, Implementation Support
  • Facilitative, Directive, and Dialogical Interactions

Section 2: The Partnership Principles

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Section 3: The Impact Cycle: Identify

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Section 4: The Impact Cycle: Learn and Improve

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Section 5: Better Conversations Habits Part 1

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Section 6: Better Conversations Habits Part 2

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Section 7: Engagement Data

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Section 8: Achievement Data

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Section 9: The Instructional Playbook

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Section 10: Classroom Management

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Section 11: Engagement

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Section 12: Achievement

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Section 13: Leadership: Leading Ourselves

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Section 14: Leadership: Leading Others

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Section 15: System Support: Leading Ourselves

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Section 16: Putting It All Together

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Teams of 10 or more receive 15% discount on post-Institute coaching support.

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.

Graduate Credit

Attendees of The Intensive Instructional Coaching Institute are eligible for 3 graduate credits through University of the Pacific.

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Cancellation Policy

10 or more days prior to the event – full refund
Less than 10 days prior to the event – no refund

Note: Your registration may be transferred to someone else, or transferred to a future Institute (in-person or virtual), at any time with no penalty attached.

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Prefer a face-to-face experience?

The on-site Intensive Institute is a five-day, in-person event created for both new and experienced instructional coaches. Takes place in Lawrence, Kansas.

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