The Placer County Office of Education supports districts in their Instructional Coaching, Induction Coaching and Teacher on Special Assignment (TOSA) programs. We have a variety of resources and professional development opportunities designed specifically to maximize the effectiveness of these positions.
Coaching Resources Google Folder: https://tinyurl.com/PCOEcoachingresources
Resources include Coach Logs, Coach Menu Samples, Coaching Conversation Tools and Resource, Coaching Cycle Forms, Coaching Data/Feedback Forms/Evaluations, Job Descriptions and Interview Questions, Newsletter Samples and Templates, PLC and Data Protocols, Professional Development Resources, Coach Standards & Rubrics, and Weekly Worksheets.
PCOE offers Coaching Institutes through the year for administrators, principals, instructional coaches, induction coaches, TOSAs, and teacher leaders. The institute covers leadership through coaching, giving effective feedback, using data to focus instructional improvement, the seven norms of collaboration, effective coaching conversations, and more. Register at PCOE's Training site GoSignMeUp (search for Coaching Institute).
Aug 3-5, 2021
Jan 31-Feb 2
Advanced Coaching Institute (prerequisite: Coaching Institute)
Oct 14-15, 2021
For continued professional development and training for instructional coaches, induction coaches, and TOSAs, PCOE offers a free Coach Network six times a year. During these 2-hour professional development sessions, participants are given opportunities to learn about new research in the coaching field, practice and refine coaching skills, and participate in coaching triads with observations and feedback. It is a powerful way to stay up-to-date and on par with the skills, techniques, and strategies of effective coaching.
2021-2022 COACH NETWORK
(choose one session each month)
In an effort to support our Instructional Coaches and TOSAs throughout Placer County, we offer a monthly PLC for all educators in a coaching or TOSA position to come together, analyze data, determine best practices, learn effective strategies, and collaborate on improving practice and increasing impact. Register at PCOE's Training site GoSignMeUp (search for TOSA PLC).
The PCOE instructional coaching specialist will work with you and/or your team in individualized professional development. Options for support include:
This professional development opportunity is a fee for service model. For more information, or if interested in receiving individualized support contact Kathy Eisenhower for more information via Email.
The Placer County Office of Education offers an instructional coaching manual to support instructional coaches, induction coaches and TOSAs within our region.
This guide includes everything you need to know to begin and maintain an instructional coaching or TOSA program, including documents and resources that can be used and adapted to meet your specific needs.
Out of County Educators: Digital version is included with Amazon Purchase*
*Please send an email to receive the digital version of this publication. Out of County Educators, please email proof of Amazon purchase to receive your digital copy.
*Educators within Placer County will receive a print copy at only the cost of printing. Email to order yours at the discounted rate. *Members of the Coaching Institute, the TOSA PLC, and the PCOE Coaching Induction Programs will receive a print version for free. Email for more information.
Sr. Director, Leadership and Learning Collaborative
Phone: (530) 745-1471
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