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2021 Meetings

September 2021

Jennifer Coffey, “Changing the Narrative Through Language and Story.”
Event Recording
Event Slides
Chat Transcript
Padlet Group 1
Padlet Group 2

May 2021

Vicki Griffo, “Lesson Study Follow-Up Discussion: What Does Lesson Study mean for SPDG Coaching Work?”
Event Recording
Lesson Study Coaching Commmunity of Practice

April 2021

Catherine Lewis, “Lesson Study: A New ‘Business As Usual’ for Teacher Learning.”
Event Recording
Slide Presentation
How Does Lesson Study Work?
Introduction to Lession Study

March 2021

Joe Ippolito and Rita M. Bean, “A Principal’s Guide to Coaching.”
Event Recording
Discussion transcript
School Readiness for Coaching Tool
School Readiness for Coaching Action Plan

January 2021

Jennifer Gill, “A New Paradigm for Leadership Coaching in Schools”
Event Recording

2020 Meetings

December 2020

Lora DeWalt and Tammy Mayberry, “Our Journey to Improve Coaching”
Event Recording

September 2020

Carrie Lupoli, “Assessing Your School’s Readiness for Coaching”
Event Recording
Slide presentation

August 2020

David O’Shell,  Using Video to Showcase Great Teaching
Event Recording

Chat Transcript

July 2020

Laura Marsden, The NCSIP eCoaching Continuum Feedback Matrix
Event Recording
Feedback form
Presentation Slides

Kathy Perret, Coaching Through Barriers: Compassionate and Personalized Support for Challenging Times
Kathy Perret is an instructional coaching consultant and co-author of The Coach Approach to School Leadership (ASCD 2017). As the founder of Kathy Perret Consulting, she empowers school leaders, instructional coaches, and classroom teachers in their professional growth.
Handout
Presentation Slides
Distance Learning Playbook

June 2020

Book Study: Paul Bambrick-Santoyo, “What You PRACTICE Is What You VALUE” in  “A Culture of Coaching”, Educational Leadership , Nov 2019, Vol 77, No. 3.
Discussion by Jennifer Coffey
Meeting Notes
Event Recording

May 2020

Book Study: Nina J. Morel, “How to Get the Most Out of a Coaching Session” in “A Culture of Coaching”, Educational Leadership , Nov 2019, Vol 77, No. 3.
Discussion by Jennifer Coffey
Slide presentation
Event Recording

April 2020

Book Study: Michael S. Moody, “If Instructional Coaching Really Works, Why Isn’t It Working?” in “A Culture of Coaching”, Educational Leadership , Nov 2019, Vol 77, No. 3.
Discussion by Jennifer Coffey
Slide presentation
Study Questions
Event Recording
Discussion transcript

March 2020

Book Study: Elena Aguilar, “You Can’t Have a Coaching Culture Without a Structure” in “A Culture of Coaching”, Educational Leadership , Nov 2019, Vol 77, No. 3.
Discussion by Jennifer Coffey
Slide presentation
Study Questions
Event Recording
Discussion transcript

February 2020

Book Study: “A Culture of Coaching,” Educational Leadership , Nov 2019, Vol 77, No. 3.
Discussion by Jennifer Coffey
Study Questions and Big Ideas
Event recording
Slide presentation

January 2020

Capacity Coaching, The Florida SPDG team discuss Capacity Coaching as a tool for sustainability
Janice Creneti, SIM Assistant Project Manager for the Florida SPDG;
Elaine Miller, Check & Connect Director for the Florida SPDG;
Peg Sullivan, Director of Florida’s SPDG
District Capacity Coaching Overview
Event recording
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Chat window transcript

2019 Meetings

 

November 2019

Ohio’s Peer Coaching Model for Literacy Carolyn Turner and Michelle Elia are Ohio Literacy Leads with State Support Team 13, where they work to scale up Ohio’s Plan to Raise Literacy Achievement through professional development Event recording
Slide presentation
Ohio Literacy Peer Coaching Guide

September 2019

Differentiating Supports for a Wide Range of Systems & Instructional Coaches Tanya B. Ihlo, Advanced Implementation Specialist at the Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina.
Event recording

August 2019

In this webinar Kacie Olson of the Kansas Learning Network provides tools and frameworks that can help your coaches to support effective data use for problem solving and improved impact.
Event recording
Slide presentation

July 2019

Resource sharing was the focus of this session.  The Arizona SPDG shared how they helped coaches and PD participants make sense of the coaching system via visuals and connected tools.  Jennifer shared Wisconsin’s website, which included videos and descriptions of their coaching services. Jennifer also walked through SISEP’s Active Implementation Hub tools and talk about NCSI’s coaching tools.
Event recording
AZSPDG Everything You Need To Know Infographic PDF
AZSPDG Coaching Log Example DOC
AZSPDG Coaching Model DOC
AZSPDG Coaching Service Delivery Plan Directions- EXAMPLE DOC
AZSPDG Coaching Survey DOC
AZSPDG Instructional Coach Gradual Release Model Instructional Coaching DOC
AZSPDG Teacher Professional learning Plan Example DOC
AZSPDG Teacher Professional Learning Plan Template DOC
AZSPDG Vision Mission DOC
The AZ SPDG Vision for Effective Coaching DOC

June 2019

During this meeting several SPDG Evaluators provided their thoughts on the following questions:

  • How do you make data collection efficient?
  • How do you measure the effectiveness of coaching?
  • How do you track coaching activities and supports in a meaningful manner?
  • How do an LEA and an SEA quantify the impact of coaching?

Event Recording
CO SPDG Survey PDF

May 2019

Supporting Coaching through Quality PD for Administrators Kim Dr. Paula Crawford, Laura Marsden, Carol Moffitt, & Melanie Sharpe; NC Department of Public Instruction
Event Recording
Presentation slides

April 2019

Kim St. Martin shares insight on system level coaching.
Presentation slides

March 2019

Sue Daker and Amy Alfrey, Iowa Department of Education, Coaching Across the Cascade in the Education System, IOWA SPDG.  Discussion of the coaching delivery model.
Event Recording
Presentation slides
Resources and Links

February 2019

Tanya Ihlo, State Implementation and Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP). Considerations for Determining Intensity of Coaching Supports.
Event recording
Presentation slides

January 2019

Donna M. Ploessl, Assistant Professor of Special Education, College of Education, University of Montevallo.
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Presentation slides

2018 Meetings

 

November 2018

Kraft, M. A., Blazar, D., & Hogan, D. (2016) . The effect of teacher coaching on instruction and achievement: A meta-analysis of the causal evidence. Review of Educational Research
Article discussion guide

September 2018

Kim Yanek, Ph.D. Co-Director Mid-Atlantic PBIS Network. Working Toward Sustaining a Coaching System:  Focusing on Coaching at the Local Level
Presentation slides

August 2018

Dale Cusumano, Co-Director of the State Implementation & Scaling-up of Evidence-based Practices (SISEP) center. Effectively Implementing Effective Practices for Sustainable Permanency: A Synthesis of Research and Practice
Presentation slides
Event Recording

July 2018

Brigette Russell, New Mexico Public Education Department, and Rocio Benedicto, New Mexico State University, discuss Building Relationships in Coaching in the New Mexico SPDG.
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Event Recording

June 2018

Sophia Farmer, VTSS Implementation Specialist, and Corinne Wilson, VTSS Evaluation discussed the Virginia Tiered Systems of Support (VTSS) and their data driven systems coaching work.
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Event Recording

May 2018

Diane Posner discussed CA Project READ’s work using teacher progress and student progress data to improve coaching systems
Presentation slides
Collaborative Data Teams Needs Assessment (pdf)
Data Based Decision Making June 2015 (pdf)
Fidelity of Implementation Rubric (FIR; pdf)
The 10 Key elements of Project READ implementation (word)
Strategy Implementation Checklists and Fidelity of Instruction (pdf)
Student Reading Progress Monitoring Mapping (pdf)
Event recording

April 2018

Kim St. Matin discussed coaching effectiveness and measuring the impact on coaching supports
Presentation slides
2017-18 MIBLSI IS Coaching Feedback Survey (pdf)
Copy of Coaching Log SAMPLE (Excel)
District Coaching Service Delivery Plan 3.7.18 (Word)
DIT_Coaching_Service_Delivery_Plan (pdf)
DIT_CSDP_cheat sheet (pdf)
Implementation Unit Data Analysis Guide11.30 (Word)
Event recording

March 2018

Heather George shared Florida’s work supporting districts to build their own coaching systems.
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Event recording

February 2018

Theresa Farmer and Pamela Howard shared the Alabama’s work building a common vision of coaching.
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Resources shared by states

 

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Ohio’s Coaching Cascade Logic Model and Service Delivery Plan
READ Practice Guide_Jan2014.pdf
READ Supplement_Jul2014.pdf
Coaching Resources Shared by Pattie Noonan:

HQPD Checklist Indicator Examples  (Draft)
Missouri HQPD Coaching Checklist
Missouri PDG Practice Profile

Coaching for Impact: Six Pillars to Create Coaching Roles That Achieve Their Potential to Improve Teaching and Learning

Outlines six pillars essential to creating meaningful coaching roles and calls on the nation’s education leaders to make a renewed commitment to coaching teachers that meets high expectations for quality.
Download this free report from Learning Forward, the University of Florida Lastinger Center, and Public Impact.