ISB Coaches Team Meeting Agenda


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

Participants: Teresa, Kelly, Kim, Dennis, Troy Regrets: Jeff
Task
Guiding Question
Background/ Process
Person / Time
Warm-up
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
Kim
(45 min)
Support for ourselves
How can we safely and productively share our frustrations?
Discussion
Kelly
(15 min)
Planning
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)
Discussions
Decisions
Teresa
(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)