Professional Development

Practice-Based Coaching (PBC)

Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) is a professional development strategy that uses a cyclical process. This process supports teachers’ use of effective teaching practices that lead to positive outcomes for children. PBC occurs in the context of collaborative partnerships. View the videos below to learn more about PBC.


Practice-Based Coaching: Collaborative Partners

The Practice-Based Coaching (PBC) model starts with creating a strong partnership between the coach and education staff. Learn what collaborative coaching partnerships look like in action and what it takes to develop a strong partnership. Watch this video clip to see reflections of a coach and teacher forming a collaborative partnership. Find out how this partnership successfully paves the way for the steps that follow in the PBC cycle: shared goals and action planning, focused observation, and reflection and feedback.

Last Updated: January 16, 2020