COACHING COLLINS ~ TECHNIQUES FOR IMPROVING
content, & length may vary by location)
coaches, administrators, and staff development specialists at all
grade levels who are interested in supporting the Collins Writing
Program in their school or district.
participants must have a basic working knowledge of the Collins
Writing Program (CWP) and a willingness to work with colleagues to
refine their use of the program. This Institute is perfectly suited
to members of professional learning communities as well as educators
who fill traditional administrative or coaching roles. It will help
participants become Collins experts and mentors.
A special feature of
this workshop is that all participants will receive one copy of every
Collins Education Associates publication appropriate for their grade
PARTICIPANTS WILL LEARN
HOW TO . . .
Assume multiple roles as a
Use unobtrusive measures to
monitor the success of the CWP implementation
Employ the 15/3 model to develop
ideas for Collins lessons to use during classroom visits
Identify and address the most
common implementation challenges
Establish expectations and
policies for implementing the CWP for your school or district
Tailor the CWP to fit your
school's specific needs based on test data
Integrate writing activities into
workshops and faculty meetings
Place school-wide emphasis on the
conventions of good writing that all teachers in all subject
areas can implement
Manage change and encourage
enthusiasm for the CWP
RECEIVE . . .
NOTE: A one
graduate credit option is available for our
day institutes through Endicott College in Beverly, MA.