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Achievement Coaches Program

Pictured below are some of the best educators from 19 New Jersey school districts who came together for the intensive, four day Summer Institute to prepare for their roles as Achievement Coaches.

Achievement Coaches
"This is leadership!"~ Commissioner Hespe

This exciting week was best summed up by Commissioner David Hespe who while addressing the coaches on the final day, looked out across the audience and proclaimed, "This is leadership!"  
Building on last year's successful program, educators from six districts who participated in the first year developed and led peer-training sessions for the 100 new Achievement Coaches on:

  • Teacher Practice to Foster Intellectual Engagement
  • Effective Assessments
  • Using Assessment Data to Drive Instruction

Following the Institute, the Achievement Coaches will share the three sessions with peers in their home districts and in partner districts around the state.  All school districts are welcome to review and use these materials as appropriate. Please see below for available materials:

Teacher Practice Fostering Intellectual Engagement – Clearview Regional and Old Bridge Township

  • Presentation Slides (PPT | PDF)
  • Handouts and Resource Packet (Zipped file)
  • Session Pacing Guide (PDF)

Effective Assessments – East Brunswick and Morris County Vocational-Technical

  • Presentation Slides (PPT | PDF)
  • Handouts and Resource Packet (Zipped file)
  • Session Pacing Guide (PDF)

Using Assessment Data to Drive Instruction: Elizabeth and Jackson Township

  • Presentation Slides (PPT | PDF)
  • Handouts and Resource Packet (Zipped file)
  • Session Pacing Guide (PDF)

If you are a 2016 Achievement Coach, you may access other institute materials in the Achievement Coach Summer Institute Portal

The Department wishes to thank The College of New Jersey for hosting the Achievement Coach Summer Institute, our sponsors and to all of the educators who made this week a success.