On-Site Support

Bring our Framework experts to your district or school to foster intellectual inquiry and professional growth.

Whether you are new to the Framework for Teaching or have been using it for years, we can provide the support you need to more fully leverage its power for teacher growth. 

Our team of Framework Specialists and Professional Learning Advisors are former teachers, coaches, school leaders, district administrators, and university faculty members with experience applying the principles of the Framework in a variety of settings. We work with you to build teacher-powered professional learning systems, accelerate teacher growth, and improve student learning.

Our on-site support services include strategic planning, workshops tailored to your needs, coaching sessions, learning walks, and other structures to help you meet your goals. We believe face-to-face learning and support are essential but we also pair these services with virtual learning and support. We provide and customize the tools and resources you need and help you build the right structures and systems to sustain success. 

How it works

We hear from you

1. We hear from you

Contact us today and tell us about your priorities, the challenges you’re facing, and the type of support you’re looking for.
We listen to you 

2. We listen to you 

Through a series of conversations, we listen and ask questions to better understand your context and your needs. Based on our conversations and your existing use of the Framework, we customize the experience or support that’s right for you.
We partner with you

3. We partner with you

We match you with one of our experts. Together, you’ll collaborate and develop a program of learning tailored to your needs. Our support can be a few hours, a few days, a few months, or a few years. Our team will be available in-person and virtually to give you the support you need.

Common Focus Areas

Foundational Knowledge and Skills

Foundational Knowledge and Skills

Learn about the architecture of the Framework for Teaching, the principles and ideas that are implicit in its domains and components, and how it can be used as an organizing tool for personal and school or system-wide professional growth.
The Framework Clusters

The Framework Clusters

Take self-assessment, professional conversations, and team learning to the next level by using the Clusters as a tool for analysis of practice, teacher-led inquiry, and continuous improvement.
Deeper Understanding

Deeper Understanding

Engage in focused learning and coaching to better understand how the Framework and/or the Clusters can be applied in a variety of settings. Explore the big ideas at a deeper level by focusing on student engagement, assessment, planning, or other priority areas.
Needs Assessment

Needs Assessment

Let us help you gather and analyze evidence from observations and other data sources to better understand the needs of your teachers and plan for support.
Structures to Support Collaborative Professional Learning

Structures to Support Collaborative Professional Learning

Learn how to implement collaborative observation cycles, inquiry cycles, and structures for team learning that can put professional development back where it belongs - in the hands of teachers.
Coaching & Mentoring

Coaching & Mentoring

Build the knowledge and skills of your coaches or mentors and focus your support on teacher learning.
Evaluator Support

Evaluator Support

Receive focused training on using the Framework for evaluation to build observation skills. Practice and receive coaching from our team of experts through calibration and other exercises.

Get in Touch With Us

Whether you are new to the Framework for Teaching or have been using it for years, we can provide the support you need to more fully leverage its power for teacher growth.