- Coaching Handbook
- Writing Student Outcome Goals – Interactive Session <Coming Soon>
- ETVL: Teacher Leader Series – Clips related to coaching and professional learning communitites
- Professional Learning Communities
DATA COLLECTION TOOLS
- Low Inference Notes Template: Use this template to collect low-inference notes during a classroom visit, including the time, teacher actions, and student actions.
- Danielson Classroom Diagnostic Tool: This tool can be used to gather data to diagnose strengths and areas for focus with a teacher during initial classroom visits. This resource is broken down by Danielson Domains.
- Sample Data Collection Tool: This is a sample data collection spreadsheet with templates that align to Danielson components in Domains 1 to 3.
DEBRIEF PLANNING TOOLS
- Debrief Preparation Template: This template combines the intellectual preparation process prompts and the components of an effective debrief for a one-stop shop of debrief preparation! (Link is view-only, go to File → Make a copy to have an editable version)
- Coaching Language Stems: This is a quick reference guide to language stems you can use during coaching conversations.
- Process for Goal Setting and Goal Conversations: Collaborative conversations to create SMARTE goals; adapted from Elena Aguilar, The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation. Jossey-Bass, 2013.
- Data-Driven Probing Questions: This is a quick reference guide containing probing questions for a coach to ask that align with different focus areas for instruction
- Common Questioning Mistakes: To support you in developing the most effective targeted questions, Elena Aguilar outlines common mistakes coaches make when asking clients questions.
- Coaching Conversations Analysis Tool: Adapted from Elena Aguilar, The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation. Jossey-Bass, 2013.
- Preparing for Difficult Conversations: Bright Morning Team, adapted from Elena Aguilar, The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation. Jossey-Bass, 2013.
DESIGNING A COACHING PROGRAM
- You Can’t Have a Coaching Culture Without a Structure: Ten elements to building a coaching culture. Source: Aguilar, E., “You Can’t Have a Coaching Culture Without a Structure,” Educational Leadership vol. 77, no. 3 (November 2019).
- Developing a Coaching Vision and Mission Statement: Template with question prompts for defining an effective coaching program. Source: Aguilar, E., The Art of Coaching: Effective Strategies for School Transformation (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2013).
- Results Based Coaching Tool: Collaboration in a Coaching Cycle: Student-Centered Coaching: The Essential Guide by Sweeney and Harris (Corwin, 2020).
*Most resources above can be found in the Coaching Handbook. Please visit the handbook for more information with implementation.