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PENNSYLVANIA INSTITUTE FOR INSTRUCTIONAL COACHING (PIIC)
WHAT IS PIIC?
PIIC's Mission: To support instructional coaching which helps teachers strengthen instructional practice, increase student engagement, and improve student learning.
PIIC's Vision: PIIC works to build teacher capacity as a means of increasing student engagement and improving student achievement.
PIIC defines an instructional coach as someone whose chief professional responsibility is to bring evidence-based practices into classrooms by working with teachers and other school leaders.
PIIC’s model of effective coaching to assist teachers in classrooms is based upon these core elements:
PIIC advocates one-on-one and small group support for teachers, coaches, and school leaders using the BDA cycle of consultation
PIIC focuses on collecting, analyzing, and using data to identify student needs, assess changes in classroom instructional practice, and measure student progress
PIIC emphasizes the use of evidence-based literacy practices and research based instructional techniques
PIIC supports reflective and non-evaluative practices