Coaching relationships for tenured teachers are completely voluntary, and can take a variety of forms. Coaching focus areas may include, but are not limited to:
Coaching relationships can also be surface level or deep. Please refer to the document below to get a better understanding.
Beginning 2016-2017, all non-tenured probationary teachers are participating in a deep coaching cycle. This cycle lasts between 4-6 weeks and includes two recorded lessons, a student focused goal, and implementation of an instructional strategy focused on achieving the goal.
Please refer to the following document for a detailed explanation of the deep coaching cycle:
Beyond the deep coaching cycle, non-tenured teachers are encouraged to have on-going relationships with the instructional coaches at any level in order to increase student engagement and achievement.