Future Ready Instructional Coaches™


Empowering instructional coaches to support a culture of innovation

Future Ready Instructional Coaches™ (FRS Coaches) are essential to the continued growth and development of customized professional learning for their schools and districts. Effective professional learning must be job-embedded, customized, and consistently supported. FRS Coaches are able to leverage data and resources to design and deliver quality learning experiences for educators.

The FRS Coaches strand provides instructional coaches with research-based strategies, protocols, and resources to help coaches effectively collaborate with and support their schools and districts with professional learning designed to strengthen instructional practices.

FRS Coaches resources align with the Future Ready Framework, a research-based planning tool for digital learning, visioning, planning, and implementation focused on modernizing student learning.

FRS Coaches are essential to the continued growth and development of customized professional learning for their schools and districts.

Why Future Ready Instructional Coaches™ Matter

  1. Instructional coaches serve as the liaison between teachers, the community, leadership, and students.
  2. Instructional coaches support teachers with current and effective methods for providing the best instruction for students through their leadership in professional development, modeling instruction and coaching support for teachers.
  3. Instructional coaches work with school leadership to build a culture of trust and success.

Bring a team to a FRS Leadership Institute Near You!  

Maximizing Equitable Opportunities


Brianna Hodges

Former Director of Digital Learning
Eanes Independent School District (TX)

Dr. Sarah Thomas

Regional Technology Coordinator
Prince George’s County Public Schools (MD)

Thought Leaders

Chris Aviles, Fair
Haven School District, NJ

Penny Christensen
Hall County Schools, GA

Wes Kriesel
Santa Ana Unified, CA

Rachelle Dene Poth
Riverview School District, PA

Nicole L’Etoile

Melissa Lim
Portland Public Schools, OR

Susan Hitt
New Hanover School District, NC

Tammy Neil
Suwannee County School District, FL

Dean Phillips,
Montana Small Schools, MT

Kerry Gallagher, JD
St. John’s Prep, Danvers, MA

Alicia Ray
Surry County Schools, NC

Regina Schaffer
Middletown Township School District, NJ

Steve Wick
Indian Prairie School District, IL

Kristin Ziemke
Big Shoulders Fund Chicago, IL

Chad Kliefoth
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, WI

Content Partners

Support for FRS Coaches is provided by Bulb.