Instructional Leadership in Action

Learn How to Give Targeted Feedback - Five Two-day Institutes Across California

by UWCEL on Nov 4, 2015

Giving targeted feedback is a crucial component of instructional improvement and an important support for helping teachers grow their practice throughout a school year. Starting in December, educators in California (and beyond) will have the chance to improve their targeted feedback skills in five two-day institutes across the state.

Hosted by the San Diego County Office of Education - Learning and Leadership Services Division, the specialized leadership institutes help school leaders implement structures and processes for providing teacher feedback and growth. The institutes support principals, teachers and central office leaders in developing the skills and tools for strengthening teaching practice through a collaborative feedback process that results in the improvement of student learning.

Institute participants will learn how to:

  • Use evidence from a classroom visit to connect teacher practice to student learning.
  • Utilize a strengths-based stance when providing feedback.
  • Implement a targeted feedback cycle with teachers.

To get the most out of the event and optimize implementation back in the district, it's best if principals, instructional coaches, teacher leaders and central office leaders who supervises principals attend the institute as a team.

Five Institutes across California

  • December 3-4 in Riverside
  • January 28-29, 2016 in San Diego
  • February 29-March 1 in Sacramento
  • March 24-25 in Orange County
  • June 2-3 in Los Angeles

Early priority registration: $400 per participant (up to 14 days prior to event)
Registration: $480 per participant

Learn more and register

Photo credit: Photo by Alan Levine CC BY 2.0

Topics: Teaching Effectiveness, Targeted Feedback

About the author: UWCEL

At the Center for Educational Leadership we partner with courageous leaders in classrooms, schools and the systems that support them to eliminate educational inequities by creating cultures of rigorous teaching, learning and leading. Our vision is transformed schools empowering all students regardless of background to create limitless futures for themselves, their families, their communities, and the world.

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