The Lead Learners New Coach Academy
Primary Audience: Instructional coaches with 0-2 years of experience
You’re the coach, now what? In this introduction to instructional coaching, you will develop the mindset and skills to empower adult learners. The focus is on practical and effective factors that will empower you to uplift teacher agency. No matter the goals of your school, we’ll help you get organized, prepared, and confident to work alongside colleagues. You will have the opportunity to practice coaching moves with guided reflections and personalized feedback.
Dates and Topics
October 18, 2023 (W)| 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM | NIESC | South Bend, IN
Understanding your role, emotions, and taking care of yourself
Setting a schedule
November 6, 2023 (M) | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM| Middlebury Schools
Getting organized with documentation
Developing systems for communication
Tell empowering stories
December 5, 2023 (T) | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM| Location TBD
Focus on the bright spots
The necessity of gratitude and appreciation
March 7, 2024 (Th) | 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM| Location TBD
Be a learner
The importance of creativity to leaders
The keys to leading change
- You may register one person at a time. This ensures that each attendee receives direct emails with workshop information.
- If you are from a school district who is a member of The Lead Learners (list below), please use the coupon code: TLLfree for free registration.
- If your school district is a member of an Indiana Educational Service Center, please use the coupon code: ESCnewcoach for a discounted price.
- If there are multiple registrations from the same district and you select “Invoice Payment,” all registrations will be included on one invoice. Please leave a note if you prefer separate invoices.
- When you register, you will be part of The Lead Learners email list.
Meet Ruth Ayres
Ruth Ayres is the editor in chief of the Choice Literacy site and director of The Lead Learners Network in northern Indiana. She spends her days helping students find meaning in their stories, and encouraging teachers to reflect and refine the art of teaching. Ruth’s background includes work as a middle and high school language arts and science teacher and as a K-12 instructional coach, and writing books, articles, and lots of blog posts. She has written Enticing Hard-to-Reach Writers(Stenhouse, 2017) and many other books. Ruth and her husband, Andy, have four children. When not writing professionally, Ruth collects stories of adoption, faith, and whimsy. Please join her on LinkedIn.