The TUSD Instructional Coach team is comprised of 19 content-focused coaches providing support in the areas of Early Literacy/Reading Specialist, ELA/ELD, Math, Science, Health & Fitness, Dual Immersion, and Technology. We are putting the needs of students’ front and center by focusing on specific goals for student learning which will have a measureable impact on increased student achievement. The goal of our coaches is to improve student learning by providing continuous, relevant and job-embedded professional development. Additionally, our reading specialist are providing tier 3 intervention to struggling first grade students.

Instructional coaching support can come in the form of model lessons, co-teaching, lesson planning, etc. Coaches are available to support individual teachers as well as PLC teams.