LTC Google Coach Cohort- 10 Month Program
Are you an instructional coach looking to deepen your expertise and grow professionally? Do you want to strengthen your coaching cycles and show your teachers how technology can support learning? If so, the Google Certified Coach program is for you! The Certified Coach program empowers instructional coaches to drive impactful technology use in their schools using Google’s structured, year-long curriculum, and research-based 5-step coaching model.
Let the LTC help you on your journey! The Learning Technology Center is offering three cohort choices to fit your schedule with synchronous and asynchronous opportunities. Questions? Contact Nicole Zumpano, Director of Instructional Technology Coaching at firstname.lastname@example.org
10-month program- August 2021-June 2021
-Kickoff event. Participants join a 1-hour online kick-off meeting to introduce the certification process, resources, and supports.
-Support throughout the self-paced curriculum in a closed environment.
-PLC of cohort participants. Participants join a private online professional learning community of other instructional technology coaches in the program.
-10 “office hour” opportunities (synchronous). Participants are invited to attend online office hours to speak with LTC -Google Certified Coaches who can help guide them through the program.
-Google Level 1 & Level 2 training and exam fees. Participants can join online Google Level 1 and Level training hosted by the Learning Technology Center. Exam fees are included.
-Book Study. The book is included in the registration fee.
-A private online session before submitting your portfolio. During the private session, LTC Google Certified Coaches will review and provide feedback on the portfolio.
-Up to 50 PD Hours. The quantity of PD Hours varies depending on participation in coaching opportunities like office hours and only meetings.
Nicole is a National Board Certified Teacher as well as an adjunct professor at three universities. Within her 26 years in education, Nicole has served on two board of directors and has been nominated for and/or received several awards for excellence in teaching. She has 15 years of classroom experience along with 10 years of instructional coaching experience. Nicole holds Masters degrees in Administration & Supervision and Technology in Education. She is a Google for Education Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Educator, and an Apple Teacher. Nicole blogs about instructional technology at Zumpanotechlab.blogspot.com