Your Collaborative Teacher Coach is an experienced NYC public school teacher in whose classroom you will train during your field experience.
Under the guidance of your Collaborative Coach, you will experience a gradual increase in teaching responsibility. You will receive direct, personalized coaching, comprised of short feedback loops and deliberate practice sessions from your Collaborative Coach. You will gain essential skills related to classroom management, lesson and unit planning, engaging students in instruction, and creating data-driven instruction. See how one Coach and Partner Teacher interact below:
You will debrief lessons or portions of lessons you teach and receive feedback from your Collaborative Coach after your lesson to support your growth as a teacher. You will be expected to submit a lesson plan for every lesson you teach and will receive ongoing feedback from your Collaborative Coach on planning.
Your Coach will lead coaching cycles with you to promote rapid, continuous improvement as illustrated in the graphic below: