ISTE Coaching Standards bPortfolio

ISTE Standards for Coaches

“As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my subject, my students, our way of being together” —Parker J. Palmer (2007)

This bPortfolio is the capstone of my coursework in the Seattle Pacific University Digital Education Leadership Master’s Degree program. Although our coursework also delved into ISTE Standards for Teachers & Students, this bPorfolio focuses on the ISTE Standards for Coaches. Please use the links below to explore evidence of my experience with each standard.


Visionary Leadership

Technology coaches inspire and participate in the
development and implementation of a shared vision
for the comprehensive integration of technology to
promote excellence and support transformational change
throughout the instructional environment.


Teaching, Learning & Assessments

Technology coaches assist teachers in using technology
effectively for assessing student learning, differentiating
instruction and providing rigorous, relevant and engaging
learning experiences for all students.


Digital Age Learning Environments

Technology coaches create and support effective digital
age learning environments to maximize the learning of all
students.


Professional Development & Program Evaluation

Technology coaches conduct needs assessments, develop
technology-related professional learning programs and
evaluate the impact on instructional practice and student
learning.


Digital Citizenship

Technology coaches model and promote digital citizenship.


Content Knowledge & Professional Growth

Technology coaches demonstrate professional knowledge,
skills and dispositions in content, pedagogical and
technological areas as well as adult learning and
leadership and are continuously deepening their
knowledge and expertise.


Works Cited

  1. International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE; 2011). Standards for Coaches.
  2. Palmer, P.J. (2007). Introduction and The heart of a teacher. In The courage to teach: Exploring the inner landscape of a teacher’s life. San Francisco, CA: Josey-Bass.

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