Florida Literacy Coach Endorsement Professional Development

Course Assessment

Module 1

Applying Principles and Practices that Foster a Positive Culture

Introductory Session
Introduction

Session 1
Relationship Building and Collaboration

  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 1¬† ¬†Identify and apply systems that foster an inclusive and collaborative culture (e.g., trust, confidentiality).
  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 2¬† ¬†Identify and apply strategies that build effective teams.
  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 3¬† ¬†Identify the strengths and needs of colleagues to engage in effective collaboration.
Session 2
Communication
  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 4¬† ¬†Identify and apply appropriate practices to communicate across lines of difference.
  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 5¬† ¬†Determine and use appropriate strategies for facilitating dialogue that ensures equitable participation in small and large group settings.
Session 3
Establishing Expectations
  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 6¬† ¬†Determine and apply strategies that promote collective responsibility for student and professional learning.
  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 7¬† ¬†Establish coach/teacher partnership.
  • Domain D ‚Äď Standard 8¬† ¬†Establish principal/coach partnership.

Domain D: Knowledge of and ability to apply principles and practices that foster an inclusive and collaborative culture.

Culminating Project: Develop a principal/coach partnership agreement.


Module 2

Applying Effective Pedagogy and Andragogy

Session 4
Effective Practices in Teaching Students
  • Domain C ‚Äď Standard 1¬† ¬†Identify and apply foundational principles of how students learn.
  • Domain C ‚Äď Standard 6¬† ¬†Identify and apply scaffolding strategies that address the strengths and needs of individual students and small groups.
Session 5
Effective Practices in Teaching Adults
  • Domain C ‚Äď Standard 2¬† ¬†Identify and apply foundational principles adult learning theory.
Session 6
Selecting and Applying Methods to Support Teacher Growth
  • Domain C ‚Äď Standard 3¬† ¬†Select and apply appropriate methods to support effective teacher practice and growth in a variety of settings, including elementary self-contained and departmentalized classrooms, secondary classrooms, content area classrooms, prioritizing English Language Arts and reading.
  • Domain C ‚Äď Standard 4¬† ¬†Identify and apply scaffolding strategies that address the strengths and needs of individual teachers.
  • Domain C ‚Äď Standard 5¬† ¬†Identify and apply strategies and resources for planning, facilitating and evaluating professional learning aligned with school and district goals.

Domain C: Knowledge of and ability to apply effective pedagogy and andragogy.

Culminating Project: Develop a needs assessment for professional development on evidence-based instructional practices and complete an ADDIE model for planning this professional development.


Module 3

Collecting Data on Instructional Practices to Inform Professional Learning

Session 7
Data: Planning and Collecting
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 1¬† ¬†Determine appropriate area of focus based on observational data aligned to goals (e.g., school goals, coaching goals, learning goals, teacher goals).
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 2¬† ¬†Identify and apply appropriate student progress monitoring records and assist with data analysis after students are assessed.
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 4¬† ¬†Identify and apply appropriate data collection methods that assist colleagues in developing action plans.
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 5¬† ¬†Identify and apply appropriate data collection methods that measure the effectiveness of professional learning.
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 6¬† ¬†Observe classroom instruction and active student engagement to collect data that informs the analysis of teaching and learning.
Session 8
Analyzing and Interpreting Data
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 2¬† ¬†Identify and apply appropriate student progress monitoring records and assist with data analysis after students are assessed.
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 3¬† ¬†Evaluate data in addressing specific goals.
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 7¬† ¬†Identify and interpret data to identify trends and patterns
Session 9
Developing and Implementing a Professional Learning Action Plan and Evaluating School, Teacher, and Student Outcomes
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 8¬† ¬†Collaborate with administration, instructional leaders, and teachers to develop a professional learning action plan that is informed by data analysis.
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 9¬† ¬†Facilitate the implementation of an action plan based on data analysis.
  • Domain B ‚Äď Standard 10¬† ¬†Analyze and evaluate school, teacher, and student outcomes to determine follow-up actions.

Domain B: Ability to effectively collect and use data on instructional practices to inform and implement professional learning opportunities.

Culminating Project: Develop and describe planned implementation of a professional learning action plan.


Module 4

Planning, Implementing, and Analyzing Standards-based Literacy Instruction

Session 10
Helping Teachers Plan and Implement Engaging, Effective, Standards-aligned Lessons
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 1¬† ¬†Instructional design and planning strategies that support teachers in developing engaging, effective, standards-aligned lessons (e.g., stacking benchmarks, curriculum mapping, vertical progression of the standards).
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 3¬† ¬†The strategic use of evidence-based instructional practices grounded in the science of reading.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 5¬† ¬†The strategic use of evidence-based instructional practices grounded in the science of reading.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 9¬† ¬†The strategic use of evidence-based instructional practices grounded in the science of reading.
Session 11
Using Data for Instruction
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 8¬† ¬†How to use student data to make instructional decisions.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 10¬† ¬†How to analyze the effectiveness of lessons, instructional materials and assessments using a variety of techniques (e.g., lesson plans, formative/summative assessments, and student work samples).
Session 12
Addressing the Needs of All Students
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 2¬† ¬†Identify and apply appropriate student progress monitoring records and assist with data analysis after students are assessed.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 3¬† ¬†Evaluate data in addressing specific goals.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 4¬† ¬†Evaluate data in addressing specific goals.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 6¬† ¬†Evaluate data in addressing specific goals.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 7¬† ¬†Identify and interpret data to identify trends and patterns
Session 13
Analyzing Implementation of Lessons With Teachers
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 11¬† ¬†How to observe and analyze the implementation of instructional practices and determine the effectiveness of teaching and learning in order to provide instructional support.
  • Domain A ‚Äď Standard 12¬† ¬†Developing a plan for effective coaching conversations informed by observations, data analysis and classroom artifacts.

Domain A: Knowledge of and ability to apply effective methods for planning, implementing and analyzing standards-based literacy instruction based on the science of reading and evidence-based practices.

Culminating Project: Create a video that reflects coaching to help teachers plan, implement, and analyze standards-based literacy instruction.


Module 5

Growing Professionally

Session 14
Analyzing Data to Grow as a Coach
  • Domain E ‚Äď Standard 1¬† ¬†Analyze individual performance data to determine and engage in professional learning to broaden personal coaching and instructional knowledge.
Session 15
Growing in Professional Knowledge and Practice
  • Domain E ‚Äď Standard 2¬† ¬†Demonstrate understanding of current trends in evidence-based instructional practices.
  • Domain E ‚Äď Standard 3¬† ¬†Determine and utilize appropriate collaborative partnerships with professional learning groups to expand knowledge and improve coaching practices.

Domain E: Ability to grow professionally.

Culminating Project: Complete a reflection on the course including plans for continued professional growth.

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