Instructional Coaching as emerged as an important practice of teacher leadership. In this inquiry, you will learn best practices in instructional coaching and collegial analysis of evidence such as effective coaching conversations, collaborative planning, observing instruction, and analyzing student work.  As fieldwork, you will engage in observation of instruction, analysis of coachee practice, and instructional conferencing with teachers at your school, and bring back evidence to discuss and learn from. Above and beyond these activities, you can elect to do an additional exploration of research as it informs your practice.

“I wish every mentor in our supervisory union had the opportunity to take this course!”
—Dina DeSena, teacher and coach, North Country Supervisory Union

Upcoming Schedule:

Now accepting registrations for winter 2022. Online sessions will be held via Zoom, and in person sessions will be held at UVEI, 194 Dartmouth College Hwy, Lebanon, NH 03766. 

  • Saturday, January 8th, 9:00-3:00, Overview of Coaching & Observing Instruction, in person
  • Saturday, January 22nd, 9:00-3:00, Conferencing & Coaching Language, online
  • Wednesday, February 2nd, 9:00-3:00, Tuning Coaching Conferences & Closure, in person

Credits and Cost:

  • 2-3 credits
  • $450 per credit