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AASSA Connect Workshop: Cultivate Your Coaching: A Community of Practice for Instructional Coaches

Join Shannon Hobbs-Beckley in Cultivate Your Coaching: A Community of Practice for Instructional Coaches

Workshop Dates:

  1. February 4, 2021

  2. February 11, 2021

  3. February 25, 2021

  4. March 4, 2021

  5. March 11, 2021

Meeting Time: 4:30-6:00pm EDT

Audience: Practicing Instructional Coaches (any grade level or content area)

Free for AASSA Members! Register now!


Workshop Overview:

You spend your days guiding reflection, actively listening, intentionally collaborating, and skillfully facilitating the learning of your colleagues and the students in your school. Now, it’s your turn! Join this dynamic group of your peers from across the region to pause, think, share, practice, grow, and learn together. In this 5-session course for practicing coaches, you will join together in the spirit of learning and collaboration to practice your craft in real-time. You will explore the latest research and information on best practices for instructional coaching, share case studies from your own work, practice your coaching skills, receive feedback from your peers, and build a toolkit of resources.participants can replicate in the classroom.

Shannon Hobbs-Beckley | Workshop Facilitator

Shannon Hobbs-Beckley has been an educator for 25 years working in both international and US public school settings. Currently, she is the Director of Teaching and Learning at Graded – American School of Sao Paulo, Brazil. She has served in both district and building leadership roles including Pre-K-12 Instructional Leadership and Professional Learning Coordinator, elementary principal, elementary associate principal, instructional coach/curriculum coordinator, and classroom teacher. While working in US public schools, she led the development and implementation of a district-wide instructional coaching program, supporting instructional coaches and building administrators in 40 schools from Pre-K through grade 12. In 2008, in tandem with Bonnie Campbell-Hill and Carrie Ekey, she began work as the co-facilitator of the NESA Literacy Coach Cohort, which later expanded to the CEESA region. She has presented on coaching and leadership at international conferences for NESA, CEESA, AASSA, and in the United States. She is a member of Learning Forward and former Executive Secretary for the Washington State Affiliate. As an educator her expertise and interests lie in adult learning, leadership, organizational and systems approaches to improvement, and literacy instruction. Shannon holds a Master of Educational Leadership from the University of Washington – Bothell, a Master’s Degree in Teaching, Learning, and Assessment from Lesley University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Child Development from Western Washington University. When she is not working, she enjoys travelling, trying new activities, cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.


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