Coaching Talk: A Webinar Series for Instructional Coaches, by Instructional Coaches
TeachBoost is proud to announce its 2018 webinar series, Coaching Talk. We're partnering with experienced coach and mentor, Ellen Eisenberg, and instructional coaches from around the country for a series of impactful coaching chats all spring!
Each webinar will be an approximately 1-hour conversation with Ellen Eisenberg, executive director of the Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching, author, and frequent guest blogger of TeachBoost. She'll lead the discussion with a different instructional coach on best practices, tested techniques, and tips, with plenty of time for questions and answers.
Jan 31—What Coaches Need to Begin Their Journey
Date: January 31 at 6pm EST
Co-Host: Kristy Louden, instructional coach in Hoover City SD in Alabama, blogger, and PD junkie.
Our kickoff webinar will focus on how to recognize a need for coaching within your school or district, the structures and support coaches need to successfully begin their role, and what needs to be known prior to implementation.
Mar 28—Questioning Techniques to Advance the Coaching Session
Date: March 28 at 6pm EST
Co-Host: Dana Kramaroff, instructional coach in PA at Boyertown ASD, TeachBoost guest blogger, and proud fellow of the National Writing Project.
Topics include various types of questions, questioning versus telling, and how questions can advance the coaching session beyond the planned agenda.
Feb 28—The Support Coaches Need to be Effective
Date: February 28 at 6pm EST
Co-Host: Dan Kreiness, instructional coach in Derby Public Schools (CT), class of 2017 ASCD emerging leader, "Leader of Learning" podcast host, and TeachBoost guest blogger.
We'll cover the support coaches need to be effective, where to go for it, and how growth mindset plays a role.
Apr 25—How Experienced Coaches Grow Their Practice
Date: April 25 at 6pm EST
Co-Host: Kristin Van Deman, instructional coach from Aurora Public Schools in Colorado, "teacherpreneur", and known to many of you as Ms. Houser.
Ellen and Kristin will be covering how experienced coaches grow their practice and how to build your coaching network.
Be sure to check back after each webinar for updated links containing recordings from previous talks, information on the upcoming webinars, and any major highlights you may have missed. Don't forget to share this information with your peers!