ISB Coaches Team Meeting Agenda

Date: Fri., Oct. 16, 2009
Time: 12:30-2:05
Place: Ed Tech
Recorder: Kim
Understanding = U Informing = I
Recommending = R Deciding = D

Participants: Teresa, Kelly, Kim, Dennis, Troy Regrets: Jeff
Guiding Question
Background/ Process
Person / Time
How's the coaching life?
1. Enter your time
2. General catch-up and support
All (15 min)
Book Club
What can we learn from the Jim Knight book,
1. Reflect on thinking from last time. Do we want to do a spread sheet?
2. Chapter 2 (Instructional Coaching): Guiding Questions

A. Do you agree with the partnership philosophy? Why or why not?
B. Which of the "Big Four" do you find as the biggest need?
C. Any new learnings or "ahas" from the "Components of Instruction Coaching" ?
D. What success factors do we have in place and which ones are missing?
1. Discuss and decide about spreadsheet
2. Discuss chapter with guiding questions
(45 min)
Support for ourselves
How can we safely and productively share our frustrations?
(15 min)
How can we effectively plan for IA, parent and our own learning?
  • IA training Wednesday, Oct 28 (proposal - decision)
  • Parent training Wednesday, Nov 3 (Possibilities: pros and Cons + decision)
  • Working with Howard and Pam on Nov 6 (Decision)
(15 min)
Parking Lot – Items on our plate for future meetings:
  • Training for IAs and subs on conference days
  • Rubric for coaching evaluation
  • Plan for communicating what we do, how we do it and why we do it
  • After break, we begin writing in our work per individual teacher (1:1 & in classroom)