Creating a Coaching Culture
Participate and share : Poster
Monday, November 30, 1:30–2:30 pm PST (Pacific Standard Time)
Ann Baum Dr. Christina Godard Elisa Gormley Kati Heefner
Going from zero coaches to a few or even just one? Join Gettysburg Area School District as it shares how it developed a coaching culture for its staff. Hear the process for building the vision for coaching and what core practices were put in place for learner success.
|Audience:||Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Participant accounts, software and other materials:||Attendees will need a mobile device to scan the QR code provided or to access the online URL through the ISTE app to access all of the resources presented and shared at the session.|
|Topic:||Coaching & mentoring|
|ISTE Standards:||For Coaches:
Professional Development and Program Evaluation
Purpose: To share the development of the instructional coaching program implemented in the district to encourage a student-centered coaching culture for transformational learning.
Participants will be able to:
-hear the need for instructional coaching as a district that had many resources, but little instructional technology leadership
-experience the process used to implement a new instructional coaching program in the district, including a new Instructional Technology Director and several instructional coaches
-see the resources used to develop the instructional coaching vision and core practices
-explore the resources used to "market" the instructional coaches to encourage the use of the coaches for transformational learning
-explore the ways the coaches unified district resources to maximize the effective use of technology in the classroom
-view pictures and videos of coaching in action both in the classroom and with staff
ISTE Standards for Coaches: https://www.iste.org/standards/for-coaches.
Aguilar, E. (2013). The art of coaching: Effective strategies for school transformation. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, A Wiley Brand.
Knight, J. (2009). Instructional coaching: A partnership approach to improving instruction. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Knight, J. (2018). The impact cycle: What instructional coaches should do to foster powerful improvements in teaching. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Sweeney, D., & Harris, L. (2017). Student-centered coaching: The moves. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Ann Baum is the Instructional Technology Director at the Gettysburg Area School District in Gettysburg, PA.