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Lessons from my First Year as an Instructional Coach

Professional Development

This year I had the amazing opportunity–thanks to an extremely supportive administration team–to be a part-time instructional coach in the high school where I’ve taught for 9 of my 12 years. It was an exciting and enlightening year, to be sure. As much as I struggled, I feel so lucky to have been given this chance. I truly had no idea what I was doing. I read books and blogs and connected with instructional coaches locally and all over the…

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