Principals value coaching, but the model still isn’t widespread
Not only does the coaching model benefit principals and teachers, it retains veteran educators who have spent most of their professional lives honing their teaching craft. Not all educators want to climb the administrative hierarchy, and the coaching model gives this group the opportunity to become teacher leaders who pass on their insight to the next generation.
A recent evaluation also found when effective teachers act as coaches to multiple teachers, students gain in areas like math skills.
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