Instructional Coaching Toolkit 2.0

Advanced Learning for Instructional Coaches

Whether you participated in our original Instructional Coaching Toolkit series, or have several years of coaching experience under your belt, it’s time to take your desire to continually learn, develop, and refine your coaching practices and join us for the Instructional Coaching Toolkit 2.0, where you choose your learning pathway!

Each pathway is a 3-part series, where you will...

  • Gain knowledge and useful tools to support your daily coaching specific to the topic of the pathway.

  • Collaborate and build relationships with other coaches.

  • Practice authentic coaching conversations.

  • Discover practical strategies to support your own learning, and the learning of those you coach, while impacting students. 

Select one Pathway, or multiple Pathways, to continue your learning and skill development!

Are you a coach with experience looking to deepen and strengthen your skillset?

Pathway 1 - 
Planning and Facilitating Professional Learning for Staff

Classmates

DESCRIPTION

In this pathway, coaches will learn the characteristics of high quality professional learning for teachers and will learn tools for designing and implementing such learning in their setting. 

School Teacher

DATES

September 22,

October 20, and

December 8, 2022

All Sessions Occur on Zoom

Empty Classroom

TIMES

Cohort 1 -

1:00-3:00 Central

Cohort 2 -

3:30-5:30 Central

COST / REGISTER

Cohort 1

$299/person

Cohort 2

$299/person

Pathway 2 - 
Digging Deeper into Coaching Cycles

Classmates

DESCRIPTION

In this pathway, coaches will extend their knowledge of how coaching cycles can be leveraged to engage teachers in sustainable, professional growth. We will explore strategies that can be used during cycles to help teachers reach their goals and to improve student outcomes. Additionally, ideas will be provided to breathe life into stalled cycles so that teachers become more engaged and see the impact of their efforts!

School Teacher

DATES

September 8,

October 6, and

November 10, 2022

All Sessions Occur on Zoom

Empty Classroom

TIMES

Cohort 1 -

1:00-3:00 Central

Cohort 2 -

3:30-5:30 Central

COST / REGISTER

Cohort 1

$299/person

Cohort 2

$299/person

Pathway 3 - 
Developing an Instructional Playbook

Classmates

DESCRIPTION

In this pathway, coaches will learn the steps that can be taken to co-create an instructional playbook with those they coach. An instructional playbook provides the guidance and resources that teachers need to successfully provide instruction that meets the needs of all students within the classroom. This session will provide coaches with the tools and guidance to get started on this process with their teachers.

School Teacher

DATES

September 27,

October 18, and

December 6, 2022

All Sessions Occur on Zoom

Empty Classroom

TIMES

Cohort 1 -

9:00-11:00 Central

Cohort 2 -

1:00-3:00 Central

COST / REGISTER

Cohort 1

$299/person

Cohort 2

$299/person

Presenters

Danica Lewis has over 20 years of experience in schools, serving as an elementary teacher, an instructional coach, and later as a school and district administrator, including school building leadership, early childhood leadership, special education leadership, and curriculum & assessment leadership in urban and suburban schools. Danica led the implementation of standards-aligned instruction, assessment, and grading as both a district-level and building-level administrator. She launched and led instructional coaching in a mid-sized urban district in order to improve student learning outcomes. Danica facilitates powerful professional learning around literacy, standards-aligned instruction and assessment, rigorous teaching, instructional coaching, and leadership. In 2017, the Wisconsin Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development recognized Danica as the “Instructional Leader of the Year” for the State of Wisconsin

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Danica Lewis

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Amy Lubben

Amy Lubben has worked in education for 20 years.  She taught Special Education (K-5), was a 5th grade classroom teacher, and a 4th/5th grade multi-age classroom.  Amy is a Math Recovery Specialist.  Amy has instructional coaching experience supporting teachers K-12 to implement best practices in literacy education and disciplinary literacy, along with analyzing data for student growth and success.  Amy enjoys collaborating with teachers to cultivate teacher leadership and create positive learning experiences for all students.