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Teacher Leaders

Instructional Support Coaches

Instructional Support Coaches are teacher leaders who provide teacher support through new teacher orientation/induction activities, instructional coaching, informal observations, and ongoing professional learning activities. These teacher leaders also attend and assist schools/district with planning and delivering professional development activities related to such topics as…

  • Literacy, Numeracy, and/or Integration Across Content Areas
  • TN Academic Standards
  • Best Practices

Kizzy Barbee (AES)
Susan Howard (AES)
Chandra Myers (DES)
Leslie Harris (DES)
Jennifer Harvey (AMS)
Colleen Walker (AMS)
Shaley Chansuolme (AHS)
Jonathan Mann (AHS)

Team Facilitators

Team Facilitators are teacher leaders who assist local school administration with TEAM evaluations, My Learning Plan, and teacher support. They also attend and assist with school/district professional learning activities including the following:

  • New Teacher Orientation
  • TEAM & TNCompass Training
  • Tier I Revisions & Best Practices

Luanne Pyron (AES)
Tomi Linebaugh (DES)
Sonjralynn Hester (AMS)
Cameron White (AHS)

PLC Coaches

PLC Coaches are teacher leaders who support the work of the teachers and administrators in ensuring a continued focus and commitment to student learning. Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Coordinate and guide the activities of PLC teacher teams
  • Focus on assessments being used in the building, analysis of data, & support of teachers in using data to drive instruction
  • Facilitate assessment design in the form of CFA's to ensure standards alignment
  • Participate in PD related to assessment/PLCs and redeliver, as applicable

Angie Kee (AES)
Jennifer Powers (DES)
Julie Allgyer (AMS)
Casey Sandlin-Rogers (AHS)

Instructional Technology Coaches

Instructional Technology Coaches are teacher leaders who support teachers with digital instruction and learning. They work closely with the school-based Curriculum Technology Teacher to assist in supporting the school conversion to digital/electronic teaching and projects. Their responsibilities include the following:

  • Maintain an inventory of all digital resources available in the school
  • Assist with training/support with SAMR Model
  • Schedule ongoing, one-on-one and small group technology coaching sessions with administrators and teachers on a monthly basis
  • Provide at least one technology workshop experience per month for faculty/staff

Ginny Tomlinson (AES)
Erica Gilmer (DES)
Charlotte Cantkier (AMS)
LeAn Inman (AHS)
Amy Balducci (AHS)