In this course, you will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge and hone your skills of instructional coaching. Whether your role is an instructional coach, department chair, team leader, curriculum specialist, teacher-mentor, or any other role designed to support classroom teachers' growth and development, this course is for you. It has been carefully constructed to highlight the most salient elements of effective instructional coaching techniques, enabling you to become a stronger, more successful instructional leader. Instructional coaching, as you likely know already, is an innovative approach to providing job-embedded professional development for teachers. As you may also know all too well, the job descriptions of instructional coaches are often incomplete or nonexistent. In this course, you will receive clarity on the coach's role; a plethora of strategies; and a compelling, strengths-based focus to guide your work with the many unique teachers in your domain. Through consistent, intentional application of the approaches you will learn and practice in this course, you will empower yourself to build your teachers' capacity for success.