1703 North Beauregard St.
Alexandria, VA 22311-1714
Tel: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. eastern time, Monday through Friday
Local to the D.C. area: 1-703-578-9600
Toll-free from U.S. and Canada: 1-800-933-ASCD (2723)
All other countries: (International Access Code) + 1-703-578-9600
In this course, you will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and hone your instructional coaching skills. Whether your role is an instructional coach, department chair, team leader, curriculum specialist, teacher-mentor, or any other role designed to support classroom teachers’ growth and development, this course is for you. It has been carefully constructed to highlight the most salient elements of effective instructional coaching techniques, enabling you to become a stronger, more successful instructional leader. Instructional coaching, as you likely know already, is an innovative approach to providing job-embedded professional development for teachers. As you may also know all too well, the job descriptions of instructional coaches are often incomplete or nonexistent. In this course, you will receive clarity on the coach’s role; a plethora of strategies; and a compelling, strengths-based focus to guide your work with the many unique teachers in your domain. Through consistent, intentional application of the approaches you will learn and practice in this course, you will empower yourself to build your teachers’ capacity for success.
(ASCD PD Online course, 2015) Self-paced asynchronous online course. Upon completion, learners will be awarded an ASCD Certificate worth up to 20 Clock Hours.