Oct 01, 2006
While examples of what good literacy coaches do exist in secondary schools around the country, coming up with a common definition of what qualities literacy coaches has been more difficult. This report is meant to details the “must have” competencies of good middle school and high school literacy coaches. The report also breaks down key elements of literacy coaching into two categories: leadership standards and content area standards. While leadership standards apply to literacy coaches regardless of the content area in which they are working, content area standards are more specific to the course being taught by the teacher the coach is assisting (such as, English/language arts, math, science, or social studies).