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Join ISTE to develop the new ISTE Standards for Coaches!

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Participate and share : Interactive lecture

Monday, June 24, 1:30–2:30 pm
Location: 108AB

Clara Alaniz   James Centeno   Maria Cristina Escobar   Gregory Gilmore   Mary Howard   Dr. Ruth Okoye   Dr. Traci Redish   Carolyn Sykora  
ISTE is looking to update the Coaching Standards and we want your help to make these useful and relevant to the field. The new standards will define what a transformational coach looks like as innovations in using technology for learning, research on learning and new technologies become available. Join us for this open, interactive session to engage with others in defining the new Coaching Standards!

Audience: Chief technology officers/superintendents/school board members, Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Professional learning
Topic: Best practices and models for coaching
Grade level: PK-12
ISTE Standards: For Coaches:
Digital Age Learning Environments
  • Model effective classroom management and collaborative learning strategies to maximize teacher and student use of digital tools and resources and access to technology-rich learning environments.
Professional Development and Program Evaluation
  • Conduct needs assessments to inform the content and delivery of technology-related professional learning programs that result in a positive impact on student learning.
Teaching, Learning and Assessments
  • Coach teachers in and model design and implementation of technology-enhanced learning experiences addressing content standards and student technology standards.

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Collect data and feedback on draft of the ISTE Standards for Coaches to develop the next generation of standards.


Based on guiding questions, consider how changes in technology, uses of technology and the learning sciences will impact coaching over the next 7 to 10 years.
Review and provide feedback on the draft coaching standards.
Call to action: How can participants engage their colleagues and peers?

Supporting research

To come.

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Clara Alaniz, Plano ISD
James Centeno, Los Angeles Unified School District
ISTE Certified

James Centeno is an Instructional Technology Facilitator for the Los Angeles Unified School District and an ISTE Certified Educator supporting schools throughout his district with the integration of technology to transform teaching and learning.

Maria Cristina Escobar, AulaActiva Educación Digital
Gregory Gilmore, Fort Osage R-1

Gregory is an Edtech Coach to teachers and leaders in grades K-8 and is fortunate to have the opportunity to apply this experience while serving on the leadership team of the Edtech Coaches PLN over the past four years. His latest ISTE project is collaborating with the Technical Working Group tasked to lead the process of refreshing the ISTE Coaching Standards.

Mary Howard, Grand Island Central School District

Mary Howard is a sixth grade teacher in Grand Island, New York. She teaches science and ELA and puts a great deal of effort into the support of STEAM in her classroom. Mary was a New York State Teacher of the Year finalist and the 2018 Virtual Pioneer of the year. She works as a CoSpaces and Merge Cube ambassador and is passionate about finding ways to integrate AR/VR into the classroom. You can find her on Twitter @mrshoward118 and follow her classroom activities on her blog at yoursmarticles.blogspot.com.

Dr. Ruth Okoye, The Source for Learning
Dr. Traci Redish, Kennesaw State University