Marin County Instructional Coaches Consortia

  • Marin County Instructional Coaches Consortia, based at Marin County Office of Education, is a partnership of several districts supporting instructional coaches.  The consortia meets monthly in order to deepen their coaching practice through collaboration and reflection.  Participating districts are working towards school transformation by supporting teachers with coaches trained in best practices for engaging and sustaining student learning. 

    Please contact Eileen Smith with any questions at

    All Meetings Take Place at MCOE

    • September 7th JOINT 8:00 - 2:00 p.m.
    • October 5th 9:00 – 12:30 P.M.
    • November 5th 8:00 – Noon
    • December 10th 8:00 – 1:00 P.M.
    • January 11th JOINT 8:00 - Noon
    • February 4th 8:00 – Noon.
    • March 6th 8:00 – Noon
    • April 15th 8:00 – Noon
    • May 10th JOINT 8:00 - 1:00 P.M.
  • “It is the language of reflection that deepens our knowledge of who we are in relation to others in a community of learners.”

    -Carole Miller & Juliana Saxton, University of Victoria

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    Coaches (list needs to be updated)

    • Ali deGuia-Bumgarner, Dixie
    • Fran Yang, Kentfield
    • James Fester, Larkspur-Corte Madera
    • Christina Lunde, MCOE
    • Rachel Cunningham, MCOE
    • Kate Sprague, Mill Valley
    • Leslie Smith, Novato
    • Laurie Campbell, Novato
    • Diane Santamorena, Novato
    • Cindy Klinkman, Novato
    • Catherine Nam, Novato
    • Paul DeVoto, Reed
    • Andrea Meyers, Ross
    • Julia Marrero, Ross Valley
    • Elizabeth Foehr, San Rafael
    • Katie O'Donnell, San Rafael
    • Molly Todd, San Rafael
    • Jennifer Lawrence, Sausalito Marin City
    • Maya Creedman, Sausalito Marin City