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Dorchester Public Schools Hold First Training Session for Instructional Coaches

Updated: Jul 14, 2014 10:46 AM
Dorchester County Public Schools hosts its first training session for instructional coaches and principals June 30 through July 2. Dorchester County Public Schools hosts its first training session for instructional coaches and principals June 30 through July 2.

CAMBRIDGE, Md.– Dorchester County Public Schools hosted its first of two training academies for instructional coaches and their principles June 30 through July 2, in order to promote collaboration and mentoring, according to officials.

The Division of Instructional Services members Regina Teat, supervisor of elementary education, Lisa Hopkins, supervisor of secondary education, Renee Hesson, coordinator of instruction, and April Tyler, mathematics instructional coach in Somerset County, assisted in the joint training session, officials said.

Instructional coaches, who assist teachers in engaging students, and their principles developed Professional Learning Communities for the school year and learned about its standards, which relies on trust and conversations, according to officials.

The goal of the training is for instructional coaches to impact their student’s success in a positive way through data and strategic planning decisions.

The second training session will be July 21-July 23, according to officials.

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