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

Welcome back from what I hope was a wonderful, relaxing summer vacation.

In June, I commented about coaches not being experts but having lots of expertise. I wonder if the same is true for principals. We’d like to think that principals are experts in organization, curricula, instruction, and research. But, is that a reality and is it fair for us to expect one person to “do” everything in the school? In actuality, principals do not have the time to do all of these things.

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