Offices & Resources

Partnering with the Center




Partnerships & Coaching

  • Partner on teaching idea or challenge
  • New Faculty orientation & support
  • Instructional Coaching § Leadership Coaching
  • Connect to peers with common goals/interests
  • Support for departments or teaching teams
  • Engage in action research
  • Strengths Assessments

Professional Learning Opportunities

  • Find external or internal learning opportunities
  • Design & offer PD on campus
  • Host Meetups to share & learn from other educators/schools
  • Support teacher leadership & professional learning communities
  • Resource-finding
  • Organize visits to/ from peer schools
  • Reading groups
  • Patterson Innovation Grant 
  • Twitter community via #smlearns

Non-Evaluative Observations

  • Class visits to support instructional/ student learning goals
  • Coordinate Peer Observations to gather targeted feedback to support instructional goals
  • Coordinate coverage for class or school visits
  • Calibrate series of class visits for individual, team, or departmental work

Instructional Design

  • Collaborate to address a student learning goal or challenge
  • Co-create lesson or unit
  • Co-teach lessons
  • Partner on curriculum development
  • Consultations to differentiate instruction
  • Identify & facilitate cross-curricular connections or opportunities
  • Special programs design & implementation

Goal Setting & Folio

  • Support & coaching for goal-setting
  • Option to work with Center Director as Folio supervisor
  • Partner with departments or common course teams
  • Discuss additional ways Center or school might support your work, facilitate growth, & positively impact the school community

Director of the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning

Colleen Worrell

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