Leaders Supporting Struggling Teachers Through Instructional Coaching
Date: July 12 - July 16
Time: 9am - 11:00am (daily)
Location: Zoom link to be emailed upon registration
Target audience: School Leaders
This series is designed for administrators who currently have or have had struggling teachers and are not sure where to start to offer support. Throughout this week-long series, we will explore how to identify what skills a teacher needs for support, learn strategies for approach, and build shared ownership for learning through a focused learning cycles to build teacher efficacy. We will identify the role of the administrator and the teacher in this learning process for growth. We will draw on resources from instructional coaching, adaptive leadership, identifying the difference between a teacher's skill and will, and effective ways to give a teacher feedback, to name a few. More detailed learning targets will be provided for each day closer to the series dates
Senior Professional Development Specialist
Ms. Shea brings over 22 years of experience with comprehensive knowledge of curriculum, instruction, assessment, and school improvement to her work.
Ms. Shea has served in roles as a teacher, instructional coach, and administrator where she has led collaborative efforts to support all students reaching mastery through a standard based state curriculum. Throughout the years Ms. Shea has worked with professional learning communities, data-driven instructional planning teams, literacy frameworks, both academic and behavioral intervention supports, and programs for second language learners, with extensive experience of Dual Language One Way and Two Way programs.
Ms. Shea is currently a doctoral student and has conducted research in understanding ways leaders and teachers engage in culturally responsive practices, school improvement, and supporting pre-service teachers. Ms. Shea holds certifications in the areas of teaching, master reading teacher, cognitive coaching, and school and district administration.