Coaching is a powerful way to spark and sustain change in practice. Instructional coaches partner with educators to meet their individual needs and grow their skills in teaching and leading.

However, a virtual instructional coach must possess all of the key characteristics of an in-person instructional coach—and more—to be successful in a virtual setting. For example, relationship-building can be more challenging in a virtual space because the coach may not be able to interpret body language or get a clear sense of how an educator is feeling.

Download this short guide to learn how the key qualities of an in-person instructional coach need to be adapted for a virtual environment.