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Instructional coaches work to nurture great performances

WDMCS Instructional Coach Jenni Freeman (left) works with fifth grade teacher Skye Wakefield.

When Western Hills teacher Leslie Welter was looking for a different way to teach math in her first grade classroom, she decided to get a coach.

She wasn’t looking for someone to explain baseball statistics, she wanted an instructional coach. (more…)

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WDMCS Board: Teacher Training Earns Grad Credit & PD Plan Introduced

The WDMCS Board of Education held a regular meeting on Monday, Jan. 9, 2011, and took the following action:

  • approved an agreement with Drake University School of Education to provide school personnel with staff development courses for Drake University graduate credit with $70 per credit hour paid to Drake University. It was noted that this agreement continues the district’s long and successful partnership with Drake in this initiative and is beneficial to staff and supports their on-going professional development; (more…)

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