The Ayers Institute Instructional Coaching Academy: Coaching Models and Practices is structured to equip new coaches and build capacity in current coaches through interactive instruction and relevant practice focused on the skills necessary for coaching. Participants will engage in explicit instruction to explore the skills of committed listening, paraphrasing, presuming positivity, and providing reflective feedback, and then practice these skills throughout the sessions.
ISTE 2018 is the place where educator-tested strategies come together with proven resources for transforming learning and teaching. It’s also the place to get connected to the brightest minds in edtech, then network with them all year long.
TETA Summer Institute 2018: "Technology in Motion: Higher, Faster, Stronger."
We hope you are making plans to attend TETA Summer Institute in Mt.Juliet, TN the week of July 9-13, 2018. This is an outstanding opportunity for professional learning and networking with colleagues from across the state.
The Ayers Institute Instructional Coaching Academy: Skills Development will build on the knowledge gained during the Coaching Models and Practices session. This academy will focus on deepening the skills of listening, paraphrasing, presuming positivity, and providing reflective feedback by engaging in authentic practice of these foundational coaching tools.
Join us at ILA 2018 in Austin to learn how to break through the challenges of shifting practices, advocate for all students, and make a difference in and out of the classroom. You’ll leave feeling motivated and ready to change the quality of instruction in your school district or community!
Fortify is the annual conference hosted by The Ayers Institute on the Lipscomb University campus. This unique learning experience brings together K-12 and Higher Education professionals to discuss the needs surrounding fortifying educator practices.
The annual LEAD Conference gives school and district leaders a chance to share and discuss effective practices happening every day in Tennessee schools. With valuable first-person examples, educators from across the state share their best ideas for preparing Tennessee's students for college and careers.
Ignite: Get Switched On to Technology is an “unconference” that puts the learner at the heart. Individuals attending Ignite let their feet do the talking, attending sessions based on their own interests and needs. Sessions are fast-paced and showcase some of the newest classroom-ready technology tools. You’ll learn practical and current technologies taught by local College of Education technology experts as well as current-service K-12 teachers.