Vanguard Special Edition

September 10, 2018

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Coaching Essentials Course - Don't Miss Out... Register Today!

The Instructional Technology Department has paid for 60 members of Vanguard to participate in this awesome coaching opportunity. We currently have about 20 openings that we are looking to fill ASAP! Please register today if you are interested in this opportunity. Remember, in addition to all the great strategies you will pick up, you will also earn 20XP and the Coaching Essentials badge for participating.

Peer mentoring is an essential component of the Vanguard mission and vision and we are committed to providing you with learning opportunities that will help you grow as effective coaches. We are very excited to announce a fabulous opportunity for our members to learn more about Coaching Essentials with Jan Brown from the Georigia State University Principals Center. Jan is an expert in the field of coaching and has been an integral member of the team who developed the FCS Coaching Framework. We have secured spots for 60 lucky Vanguard members to participate in this in depth two-day course. You don't want to miss out on this great opportunity, complete the interest form below today!

Session Description: Participants will review The FCS Coaching Framework to understand the FCS mission, vision, goals, theory of action and logic model. You will learn how to implement the first part of the FCS Coaching Cycle including pre-conference, and observation techniques and coaching actions. Coaches will learn the components of trust to build positive relationships with teachers to enroll them to commit to coaching. You will also learn and experience possible coaching actions, the 6 steps of effective feedback, as well as plan for and implement the Post-Reflection Conference.

If you are interested in participating in the course just follow these easy steps:

  1. Read the Coaching Essentials Participant Outline for a detailed description of the course objectives and activities.
  2. Talk to your principal and get permission to attend.
  3. Complete the Coaching Essentials Interest Form below by Monday, September 10th.
  4. You will be notified via email as we schedule people into cohorts for the course (see dates below).

Note: The Instructional Technology Department will pay for your substitute.

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Fulton County Vanguard Team

Mission: Building the capacity of instructional leaders to transform learning and teaching.

Vision: Through building colaborative relationships and supporting student focused learning, the Vanguard Team will positively impact student achievement.

Pillars: Transform, Innovate, Mentor, & Support (TIMS)