Strategy 3: Coaching and Mentoring
We will strengthen human capacity through systems of coaching, internships, externships, and mentoring throughout the organization.
Community (Plans 1-3)
Plan 3.1: Map the coaching and mentoring assets that respond to the needs of families within a specific area of the community by creating a central hub.
Plan 3.2: Create a resource directory to communicate services that are available within hub and update quarterly.
Plan 3.3: A Community University will be established as a mechanism for families to receive coaching and mentoring services.
Staff (Plans 4-7)
Plan 3.4: All administrators will be trained and mentored on how to build their staff ’s capacity for recognizing and/or administering quality first instruction, instructional Strategy Leadership, and positive customer service at the school site or department.
Plan 3.5: Certificated staff will be provided with coaching/mentoring in successful, research-based instruction through professional development, modeling and mentoring with observation, reflection, and self-evaluation.
Plan 3.6: All staff will be trained in creating a safe and positive culture for mentoring and coaching that allows for positive communication and feedback.
Plan 3.7: All classified/non-identified staff will be provided training to be mentored and/or to mentor others to build human capacity to best serve the students and parents in a positive and safe culture.
Students (Plans 8-10)
Plan 3.8: SBCUSD will ensure that all staff will be trained in engaging with students in a mentor/coach relationship and exhibiting a high standard of professionalism and customer service.
Plan 3.9: Each school site will implement a mentoring/coaching program, focusing on all students during the transition years (5-6, 6-7, 7-8, 8-9, 9-10) that will address student needs, including but not limited to areas of peer to peer, student to adult, academic, social and career/college.
Plan 3.10: All SBCUSD students will have access to a mentor as all school sites will establish a mentoring program during the school day where students can receive immediate and long-term assistance on academic and social deficiencies at an early stage through student mentors, adult mentors, coaches, and professionals.
View the Action Plan with Cost-Benefit Analysis here.
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