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In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and Susan discuss the importance of setting SMART Goals for Instructional Coaches.
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Question Topic: What is the best way to create yearly SMART Goals as an Instructional Coach?
Setting Goals as an Instructional Coach
- What is a SMART Goal?
- Should coaches have professional growth goals just like teachers?
- How to align coaching goals with the district/school goals/vision
- Thoughts on Creating Coaching SMART Goals
- Goals should provide clarity
- Goals should provide motivation
- Goals should provide an objective standard for improvement
- If you are given a goal by someone else rather than creating it yourself, it may not resonate as strongly.
- When working with a group of coaches, how should your goals be setup?
- All coaches have the same goals
- All coaches have similar goals
- All coaches have individual goals
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