Pennsylvania’s Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC) • Annenberg Foundation • PDE • PDE fully endorses the PIIC Model for Coaching • Funding last 5 years and plans to continue Partnership • How Did PIIC Get Started? Let’s Start with History! • Work to build teacher capacity as a means of increasing student engagement and improving student achievement • Stay current with PDE initiatives • Advocate one-on-one and small group support • Focus on collecting and analyzing data to identify needs and assess changes in instructional practice • Use evidence-based literacy practices and research-based instructional techniques • Support reflective and non-evaluative practices Goals of PIIC? LITERACY BECOMES THE INSTRUCTIONAL BASE • Connection with common core and correlation with the college and career readiness literacy skills. • Opportunity for a designated coach to be trained on researchbased literacy strategies and bring back to share -- One-One and group support • Help teachers create motivated engaged and curious learners • Help teachers connect content in ALL subjects to the real world • Secondary Instructional Coaches Professional Network meetings held at the IU • IU PIIC Mentor to provide support What Do You Receive? April 25, 2014 Coaches Meeting 12:00 p.m.—3:00 p.m. May 13, 2014 Berks County IU Coaching 101 8:30 a.m. –3:30 p.m. October 17, 2014 Coaches Meeting 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. November 21, 2014 Data Day 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. December 2014 Coaches Meeting 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. Instructional Coaches Professional Development and Networking Meetings— IU 29 • Collaboration with other coaches throughout the state • Model evidence-based literacy practices and instructional strategies • Face-to-Face and Skype Mentoring/Coaching • On-site Collaboration Visits • PIIC IU 29 Coaching Moodle Coaching Collaboration • Penn Literacy Network (PLN) • A research-based literacy framework for teaching and learning • 5 Sessions • 4.5 graduate credit • PIIC Statewide Professional Learning Opportunities • Penn Stater Conference Center, State College • 3x a year • Participate in workshops and network with coaches and administrators across the state • Expenses covered through PIIC grant (excluding mileage and one meal) Additional Opportunities • General Information about PIIC • http://piic.pacoaching.org/ • PIIC Resource Guide • www.instituteforinstructionalcoaching.org • IU 29 PIIC Coaches Moodle • Enrollment Key – piic Resources Contact: • Evelyn Wassel, Ed.D. , IU 27 Supervisor of Technology Integration, PIIC Mentor [email protected] (570)544-9131 Ext. 1214 Thank You!