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This module explores coaching as a method to increase the collective capacity of faculty and staff to better meet the needs of all learners. Several models of coaching are used in Ohio schools. The various coaching model are highlighted, with an emphasis on the skills that cut across the identified coaching approaches. The following topics are discussed in module text, linked resources, and embedded videos:

  • Research evidence relating to coaching
  • Coaching as a part of a larger professional development framework
  • Coaching models currently in use
  • Coaching macro and micro practices
  • Coaching skills across all models
  • Coaching and the Ohio Improvement Process
  • Educators’ perspectives on coaching

The content of this module is designed for leaders, regardless of position, who are facilitating school improvement efforts in school buildings, school districts and on a regional level.

The Coaching module aligns with Ohio’s Leadership Framework in the following areas:

  • Area 1 Data and Decision- Making Process
  • Area 2 Focused Goal Setting Process
  • Area 3 Instruction and Learning Process
  • Area 5 Resource Management Process

Receiving Credit for this Module

The Ohio Leadership Advisory Council offers educators credit and contact hours for OLAC work. Teachers, principals, and superintendents who are working toward license renewal can receive university credit for completing OLAC modules from a number of Ohio universities. Pre-approval is required. For estimated contact hours for credit or to learn more about receiving credit for OLAC work, visit the Credit Corner.

This module features videos, pre- and post-assesments, and questions for discussion.

Estimated Time to Complete: 2 hours

Updated: November 9, 2018