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Impact Instructional Coaching Program

Our goal is to support all instructional coaches in building the capacity of out teachers to provide equitable standards-aligned instruction that maximizes student achievement.

The Role of the Instructional Coach

ESTABLISH RELATIONSHIPS

  • Build trust and rapport
  • Provide a confidential and non-evaluative supportive environment

FACILITATE PROFESSIONAL LEARNING & SUPPORT PROFESSIONAL LEARNING COMMUNITIES

  • Design professional learning based on school, district, and teachers' needs
  • Provide follow-up to teachers on implementing tools and strategies gained through professional learning
  • Facilitate and/or participate in grade-level or subject-area PLCs

SERVE ON THE SCHOOL'S LEADERSHIP TEAM

 

  • Ensure supports and professional learning are aligned to standards, initiatives, and best practices
  • Support the implementation of the school’s improvement goals and strategies aligned to the school's improvement plan
  • Meet regularly with principal to coordinate instructional activities related to the school and district improvement plans.

SUPPORT TEACHERS IN IMPLEMENTING STANDARDS-BASED LESSONS UTILIZING THE COACHING CYCLE

  • Regularly plan with strong, aligned resources
  • Plan questions and tasks tightly aligned to the standards
  • Ensure all students have the necessary supports including removing barriers to learning for striving learners, students with disabilities, and English language learners
  • Reflect on and analyze teaching practice and review student work to inform instruction

 

Interested in Becoming an Instructional Coach

Self-enroll in the following Canvas Course for detailed information on the VCS Instructional Coaching Pool process: 

bit.ly/VCSCoaching 

or email Wafa Picciolo and Lyndi Goepfert for information.

 

Program Contacts

Lyndi Goepfert 
Instructional Support & Grants Development Services
Coordinator

Email: llgoepfe@volusia.k12.fl.us

Wafa Picciolo
Instructional Program Lead

Email: WPicciol@volusia.k12.fl.us

Meredith Egan
Lead Coach

Email: mvegan@volusia.k12.fl.us

Claudine Henderson
Lead Coach

Email: chenders@volusia.k12.fl.us

Linnette Hernandez
Lead Coach

Email: lhernand@volusia.k12.fl.us

Christine Richard
Lead Coach

Email: ccrichar@volusia.k12.fl.us

Soraya Valle
Lead Coach

Email: svalle@volusia.k12.fl.us