Our Approach

Teaching the Teachers

The best way to help students realize their learning potential is to give teachers the training and support they need to do their jobs effectively.

Success for All coaches serve as trusted partners to schools, working with them to enable all students to read and succeed. Our network of more than 100 coaches includes some of the best educators in the country. They provide ongoing support tailored to teachers’ needs, with onsite facilitator training and guidance in establishing component-specific teams that provide peer-to-peer support.

SFAF’s coaching model uses a problem-solving approach based on student data, which helps teachers set attainable goals focused on their pupils’ greatest needs. It also promotes meaningful learning opportunities for teachers during the school year and helps them devise new teaching strategies.

Keeping in touch with the our point coaches throughout the three-year implementation plan helps schools to stay on track and meet the student-achievement goals they have set. We develop our relationship with educators through workshops, school visits, telephone conferences, e-mail, online resources and data sharing.

At the end of the day, student achievement results drive the whole process. They determine how well a school is doing in reaching its objectives and point to what teachers need to change to get back on course – so their success is always measured by their students.

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