Coach University (Coach U) is a structured, year-long program of professional learning designed to develop exceptional instructional coaches, lead teachers, and educational leaders in schools and districts. Through face-to-face professional learning and on-site coaching visits, Coach U builds a cohesive foundation for instructional coaching and teacher leadership while creating a culture that supports sustainable staff capacity.

ONBOARDING DATES: July 14-17, 2020

What Services Does Coach U Include?

Coach U is a program that takes place over the course of 12 months. The following services are included within this program:

  • Individualized on-site support
  • Group professional development
  • Foundational training with school staff and administrators
  • Learning tours
  • A statewide conference highlighting instructional best practices

What are the Desired Outcomes for Coach U Participants?

Upon completion of the program, instructional coaches will be equipped with skills to:

  • Facilitate whole-staff professional development
  • Conduct model lessons and co-teach
  • Support an instructional-rounds model
  • Help faculty use classroom evidence and multiple sources of data
  • Partner with principals as instructional leaders


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