Idaho Core Coach Objectives and District Commitments
Each region’s Idaho Core Coach is committed to providing expertise, professional development, and ongoing support in order to assist districts, schools, and teachers in creating or refining their plan for Idaho Core (CCSS) shifts. The Core Coach assigned to your district lives and has worked as a classroom teacher in your region.
We encourage all districts to participate and to nominate teachers or instructional coaches who are responsive, effective, and who are respected by other teachers in your district. Our key objectives are as follows:
- Provide systematic, sustainable, and strategic professional development of local educators and administrators in the Idaho Core and EQuIP rubric;
- Build capacity of local educators to implement Idaho Core standards through the development of aligned lessons, units, and assessments, as well as the inclusion of research-based instructional strategies;
- Build consistency in the understanding of Idaho Core & the implementation of such knowledge across Idaho’s regions, districts, schools, and classes while being responsive and respectful of the state’s diversity and local expertise;
- Provide equitable learning opportunities for all students.
Contact your local Coach for application information.