Teaching Learning Coaching Conference 2021

november 2-4, 2021  •  virtual event

The largest instructional coaching conference in the world 

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What is the Teaching Learning Coaching conference?

Teaching Learning Coaching Conference (TLC) is the world’s leading conference for instructional coaching and instructional practice. Each year TLC consists of education experts and practitioners who lead keynote presentations and learning sessions focused on high-impact teaching strategies, proven instructional coaching practices, and system-change strategies designed to lead to high performance schools.

Live Keynotes

Breakout Sessions

 Expert Panels

2021 Schedule

2021 Keynote Speakers

Marcia Tate

Daniel Pink

Liz Wiseman

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Isabel Wilkerson

Christian van Nieuwerburgh

Jim Knight

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Register for TLC and get the latest book from Dan Pink, Liz Wiseman, and Jim Knight!

Join Jim Knight for The Coaching Book Club

Get the first 3 books with your registration for TLC!

Every other month we’ll focus on a different book and Jim Knight will host a Twitter chat. Every TLC attendee receives a copy of these upcoming books:

  • Impact Players by Liz Wiseman
  • The Power of Regret by Dan Pink
  • The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching by Jim Knight

How do I attend the virtual conference?

A few days before TLC begins, you’ll receive an email invitation to visit TLC’s virtual venue; at this point, all pre-recorded breakout sessions will be available for viewing.

Once the actual conference begins, you’ll have access to a main stage where live events take place, including keynote presentations and panel discussions. All breakouts will be recorded and available on-demand for 90 days—an awesome PD opportunity for all of our friends abroad!

Attending Virtual TLC will be as easy as clicking a link!

What does my 2021
registration include?

Attend Live Keynotes

Hear from coaching experts and learn about instructional coaching through their unique experiences.

Access On-demand
Breakouts for 90 days

All breakout sessions will be recorded and available for 90 days after the conference ends! This also means you can come and go as your schedule permits and you never have to miss a session.


Virtual doesn’t mean
you have to miss out!

  • Liz Wiseman’s latest book, Impact Players: How to Take the Lead, Play Bigger, and Multiply Your Impact
  • Dan Pink’s forthcoming book, The Power of Regret: How Looking Backward Moves Us Forward
  • Jim Knight’s forthcoming book, The Definitive Guide to Instructional Coaching

Expert Panel Discussions

Join the experts as they discuss some of the most important topics in instructional coaching right now. 

Attending Virtually
Helps Everyone Stay Safe

We understand that masks and social distancing can be difficult to maintain. Attending a virtual conference removes that stress. No need to pack the hand sanitizer!

Who should attend TLC?

New Instructional Coaches

Experienced Coaches




Research has shown that successful coaching programs require more than just instructional coaches. To support system-wide coaching programs, we encourage all educational leaders to attend TLC.

What people are saying about TLC

“This is the single greatest professional development opportunity I have attended in my 12 years as a teacher and 5 years as a coach. Don’t miss it!

Brad Vest

Instructional Coach

“Best conference ever! My brain is full of new, practical, ready to implement information!”


Camille Wheeler


“The last 3 days I got to meet amazing coaches from my district and all over the U.S and Australia, plus presented for the first time at a national conference because I took a risk! Learned so much!”

Joe Cappadonia

Director of Middle School Instruction

“Back home & reflecting on an amazing few days at TLC—Good & important work is taking place in coaching in education, globally. It’s pretty special to be a part of it all.”

John Campbell

Founding Director, Growth Coaching International

“Thank you ⁦for another amazing TLC conference. Building more time to reflect is a habit I need to improve and the power of the playbook is an action we identified we need to begin!”


Lori Wall

“Every voice & thought is honored at TLC. I’m thankful to participate in such a thought-provoking group.”

Keysha McIntyre

Instructional Coach

For the past few days I’ve witnessed the unfolding of EXCELLENCE. Thanks for such an enriching and lovely learning experience.

Christina Rose

“John Krownapple just led the most powerful session on equity. This work cannot be scripted. Courage matters more than being comfortable.

Val Jansonius

Elementary Instructional Coach

“This was THE BEST conference! Anyone who attended had to leave with a feeling of pride for our craft and renewed energy to keep learning. Thank you Jim, Jenny and your amazing staff for putting this all together. Stay in touch everyone!

Mary Kolodziejczak
Instructional Coach

“It was AMAZING! We learned SO MUCH!!

Taylor Milburn

Literacy Coach

Thank you to the whole TLC Team for a fabulous learning conference.

Kathy Perret

Founder, EDUcoach

So much incredible learning at TLC. Can’t wait to reflect on how to implement. Many thanks to all the presenters who got me thinking and ready for action!

Kristen Robbins Warren

Literacy Coach

2021 Registration Pricing

All payments must be received by November 1, 2021. Conference links will be emailed to all paid participants on October 29, 2021.

Refunds will not by provided after October 26, 2021. ICG is not responsible for technological or internet connectivity issues that may arise on the participants end.

Main Conference Only

virtual attendance
  • Live keynotes
  • Expert panels
  • Breakout sessions
  • Access prerecorded content for 90 days
  • Real-time networking opportunities
  • Interactive Conference Guide

real tlc experiences

“Every coach—no matter how great—needs another coach.”

Resources & Downloads

Request To Attend

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Frequently Asked Questions

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