Instructional coaches are an invaluable resource in any learning system. Coaches have the power to influence teaching, student learning, and school culture. Effective coaches can ensure that 90% of staff learning transfers to the classroom.
Learning Forward’s Coaches Academy provides comprehensive learning and ongoing support for your system’s coaches and the leaders who support them. We host Coaches Academies at your location and design each academy to meet your coaches’ most pressing needs.
What We Do
Our coaching services help coaches embrace their roles as learning leaders and better understand their relationships with teachers and principals. The academy also helps teachers develop skills in:
- Building relationships
- Presentation and facilitation
- Leading professional learning
- Providing effective feedback
- Coaching individuals and teams
- Selecting learning designs
Please fill out our web form and let us know about your system and how you’d like to support your coaches. We’ll connect you with one of our coaching consultants to talk about our coaching work and how we can support you. We’ll work with your coaches on site and virtually to ensure they’re work gets results for teacher and students.
Equity and excellence in teaching and learning.
Learning Forward Michigan builds the capacity of leaders to establish and sustain highly effective professional learning.
Standards and Impact
Supports the implementation of standards and examines evidence to strengthen and document the impact of professional learning.
Leadership and Practice
Builds the capacity of its members, clients, partners, and staff to establish and sustain effective professional learning.
Advocacy and Policy
Advocates for policies and practices that strengthen the field of professional learning.