Building and Sustaining an Exceptional Teaching Team

Course 5636

In this course, you’ll discover best practices for attracting, hiring, coaching, and nurturing excellent teachers.

You’ll learn how to find the best applicants for your positions and assess whether applicants are a good fit for a position. For your existing staff, you’ll review strategies for making good teachers into great ones, including conducting effective observations, providing meaningful coaching, and helping teachers set and meet goals that are important to them.

Finally, you’ll take a deep dive into the issue of burnout, including how to prevent it and how to intervene when teachers show signs of wanting to quit. By investing your time in this course, you will be able to proactively build and keep a great staff for years to come, saving yourself time and headaches down the road.

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What you will learn:

  • Use prompts about recruitment, retention, and reengagement of educators to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional education practice and growth. 
  • Draft a procedure for hiring a teacher or revise an existing procedure to include any new learning and interview questions.
  • Create a resource to inform your teachers about walkthroughs or observations. 
  • Outline a system to allow for personalized, data-driven professional learning that include goal-setting and opportunities for collaboration. 
  • Identify, in writing, changes to professional practice related to instructional coaching based on learning from the course.
  • Create a plan to increase staff resilience.
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Graduate-Level Continuing Education Course for Teachers

While you should always follow any pre-approval requirements in your district, we have helped thousands of educators across the country earn advancement on their district’s salary scale and meet their relicensing needs. Review your state requirements and learn how we can support you in your salary advancement and recertification needs. 

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