the largest instructional coaching conference in the world

Teaching Learning Coaching Conference

October 4 – 6,
2020

Virtual & In-person Attendance Options

10am – 4pm
CST

Register Today

Register now to hold your spot, pay by September 15th

virtual venue

Attending Virtual TLC

After registering, you’ll receive an email invitation to visit TLC’s virtual venue. Once the conference begins, you’ll have access to a main stage where live events take place, as well as pre-recorded breakout sessions, where presenters will answer questions via real-time chat. Unable to make a session? Don’t worry! All of our keynotes, panels, and breakouts will be recorded and available on-demand for 30 days.

Attending Virtual TLC will be as easy as clicking a link!

in-person location

Where will in-person tlc take place?

For those who are planning to attend in person, TLC will be taking place at the Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort in beautiful San Antonio, Texas.

ICG staff will continue to follow all current government and health organization guidelines for COVID-19 infection prevention and control (IPC). All registrants will be notified of any changes to or cancellation of the in-person event.

For information on how we’re keeping TLC safe for everyone this year, visit our TLC Safety page.

Session Types

LIVE

6 Expert-led Keynotes

Each TLC keynote speaker will present live on their area of expertise, with built-in Q&A times throughout the presentation. Bring your questions and drop them in our conference chat, where a TLC staff member will collect them to ask each speaker. TLC is excited to feature the following keynote presenters:

Ibram X. Kendi
Christian van Nieuwerburgh
Zaretta Hammond
Michael Bungay Stanier
Michelle Harris
 
Jim Knight

live

4 Panel Discussions

TLC brings the world’s leading experts together for one goal—fostering learning and change. Tune into live panels and listen to the experts discuss the following topics:

The Art & Craft of Coaching
Equity & Coaching
Coaching Models
Coaching for Success

On-demand

28 Breakout Sessions

One huge benefit to adding a virtual attendance option for TLC2020 is that you can watch ALL of our breakout sessions. Pre-recorded breakouts will offer an opportunity to ask presenters questions in real-time via a chatbox feature.

For those unable to make it to the scheduled sessions, on-demand recordings will be available for 30 days.

2020 schedule of events

Sunday, October 4th

Pre-conference

The preconference consists of a full-day session of your choice. See the list of pre-conference sessions below to choose which session you’d like to attend.

7 Success Factors

By Jim Knight

The Impact Cycle: An Overview

By Sharon Thomas

What Principals Need to Know about Coaching

By Michelle Harris

The Instructional Playbook

By Ann Hoffman

Masterclass for Experienced Coaches

By Christian van Nieuwerburgh

Building a Better School: Using a Continuous Improvement Process to Effectively Impact Behavior School-Wide

By Tricia McKale Skyles

monday, October 5th

Live Sessions

Keynotes and Panels will happen live at the times listed. All sessions will be recorded and accessible for 30 days after TLC has ended.

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10 – 10:15am

opening statements

main stage

Welcome to TLC 2020!

By Jim Knight

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10:15 – 11:15am

keynote

main stage

How to be an Antiracist

By Ibram X. Kendi

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11:15am – 12pm

panel

Main Stage

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1 – 2pm

keynote

main stage

Being an Inspiring Leader

By Christian van Nieuwerburgh

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2 – 2:45pm

panel

Main Stage

Panel 2: Equity & Coaching

By Zaretta Hammond, Floyd Cobb, Alisa Simeral, and John Krownapple

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3pm – 4pm

keynote

main stage

Getting Better Together

By Zaretta Hammond

Breakout Sessions

These sessions will be pre-recorded and available on-demand. Watch any session (or all of them!) for 30 days after TLC has ended.

Instructional Coaching and Teachers’ Professional Growth Plans (PGPs)

By Steve Barkley

Better Conversations

By Ann Hoffman

Inviting connection through story and empathy

By Meghan Tschannen-Moran

Coaching to Support Social Emotional Learning

By Sherry St. Clair

When the Talking Gets Tough: Facilitating Courageous Coaching Conversations

By Tracey Dumas Clark

Get Your Swivl On

By Vlad Tetelbaum
and Rachel Ashworth

Amplify Student Voice with Impact Team Student-Led Instructional Rounds

By Paul Bloomberg

ICG Coaching Certification

By Sharon Thomas

Coaching Year One: Myths and Truths

By Crysta Crum

The Keys to Equity Implementation: Belonging and Dignity

By John Krownapple
and Floyd Cobb

Managing the Virtual Classroom: A Positive & Proactive Approach

By Tricia McKale Skyles

Tuesday, October 6th

Live Sessions

Keynotes and Panels will happen live at the times listed. All sessions will be recorded and accessible for 30 days after TLC has ended.

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10 – 10:15am

opening statements

main stage

How Has TLC Been for You So Far?

By Jim Knight

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10:15 – 11:15am

keynote

main stage

Leading Others and Leaving a Legacy

By Michelle Harris

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11:15am – 12pm

panel

Main Stage

Panel 3:  Coaching Models

By Joellen KillionAretha Lee, and Rachel Lofthouse

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1 – 2pm

keynote

main stage

How to Tame Your Advice Monster

By Michael Bungay Stanier

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2 – 2:45pm

panel

Main Stage

Panel 4: Coaching for Success

By Michael Bungay Stanier, Kristin Anderson, Jane Kise, and Nathan Lang-Raad

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3pm – 4pm

keynote

main stage

Better Leaders

By Jim Knight

Breakout Sessions

These sessions will be pre-recorded and available on-demand. Watch any session (or all of them!) for 30 days after TLC has ended.

How to Coach and Build Relationships with Sincerity and Genuine Intention

By Nathan Lang-Raad

Igniting professional learning by focusing on strengths and designing SMARTER experiments

By Meghan Tschannen-Moran

Co-coaching: The Partnership Between District Support and School-based Coaches

By Keysha McIntyre

Coaching to Support Social Emotional Learning

By Sherry St. Clair

Leadership Self-Efficacy and The Stories We Tell Ourselves

By Kristin Anderson

The Space Between Two People: The Conversation Is the Relationship

By Kim Richardson

Gathering Data

By Ann Hoffman
and Michelle Harris

Holistic Leadership: Moving Learning Communities from Either/Or to Both/And

By Jane Kise

Re-writing professional leadership narratives; learning from coaching research for better practice

By Rachel Lofthouse

Coach Mindsets

By Joellen Killion

Check Yourself

By Aretha Lee

Unlocking Potential: How to Encourage “Aha!” Moments

By Christian van Nieuwerburgh

“every coach—no matter how great—needs another coach.”

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