Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching — A Partnership Between the Annenberg Foundation and the Pennsylvania Department of Education

Improving Student Engagement and Performance...

IU PIIC Mentors work with instructional coaches to focus on increasing student engagement and improving student achievement through the implementation of the PLN framework and other evidence-based literacy strategies. Read more...

Coaching Tip of the Month

“The reformation of the schools must begin with the teachers, and no program that does not include the personal rehabilitation of teachers can ever overcome the passive resistance of the old order” (Waller, 1932).  How prophetic…classroom teachers are the ones who make a difference in the lives of students; that means we need to pay attention to what and how teachers teach and students learn. Even as far back as the 30’s, someone knew that changes to student learning had to occur at the classroom level – with teachers. Where have we heard that before?

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