Time is critical in almost everything we do. It is no different for a coach, teacher, administrator, or anyone in education for that matter. For someone not in a regular classroom, he or she usually asks, "What do you spend most of your time doing?"
I began my first year as a literacy coach in multiple elementary buildings in the fastest-growing district in the state of Missouri. That meant we had a large amount of new teachers and it also meant I had to say ‘no’ to coaching more seasoned
Being a successful coach starts with a clear understanding of how to implement the strategies that empower teachers and put the needs of students front-and-center. But, they can’t do it alone. Administrators, school leaders, and teachers need to have a thorough understanding of what it