What is PIIC_March 2014

Pennsylvania’s Institute for
Instructional Coaching (PIIC)
• Annenberg Foundation
• PDE fully endorses the PIIC Model for Coaching
• Funding last 5 years and plans to continue
• 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?
• 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
• Help teachers connect content in ALL subjects to the real
• 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
• 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
Additional Opportunities
• General Information about PIIC
• http://piic.pacoaching.org/
• PIIC Resource Guide
• www.instituteforinstructionalcoaching.org
• IU 29 PIIC Coaches Moodle
• Enrollment Key – piic
• Evelyn Wassel, Ed.D. , IU 27
Supervisor of Technology Integration, PIIC Mentor
[email protected]
(570)544-9131 Ext. 1214
Thank You!

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