Data-Informed Growth Coaching Workshop

The comprehensive professional development program that equips coaches and administrators with the skills and tools to implement a high-performance coaching program that improves outcomes for teachers and students alike.

Comprehensive 2-day workshop for coaches and administrators

The Data-Informed Growth (DIG) Coaching Workshop offers coaches and administrations everything they need to implement or create a high-performance coaching system that drives improved student outcomes and increased teacher retention.

10 years of empirically validated academic research from esteemed professors at Rutgers and Arizona State Universities and 12 years of extensive coaching practice have identified the 3 coaching skills and 6 essential coaching actions that consistently improve student performance and teacher retention. The DIG Coaching Workshop offers the first-ever in-depth training program aligned to this breakthrough research.


Who is the DIG Coaching Workshop designed for?

Instructional Coaches

Learn to effectively implement empirically validated essential coaching actions.

Principals & APs

Learn to better support your teachers and coaches through coaching and instructional leadership.


Develop a new coaching program or improve your current one with streamlined processes and systems.

DIG Coaching Workshop


This 2-day comprehensive coaching workshop provides coaches and administrators with an intensive, hands-on learning experience on the essential coaching actions and coaching processes that are proven to improve student outcomes and increase teacher retention. Participants leave with an actionable 90-day plan to help them implement the coaching skills and strategies covered during the training.

Training Includes:

  • Comprehensive overview of essential coaching actions
  • Modeling and practice of our proven coaching conversation protocol
  • Highly engaging and rigorous learning experience
  • Networking and collaborating with peers
  • 12 weekly office hours sessions with e2L coaches for ongoing support
  • 90-day coaching growth plan
  • 5 one-year licenses to GroweLab
  • Access to all training materials and resources
  • Breakfast and lunch provided on both days
Upcoming DIG Workshop Events
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July 15-16, 2024

Centro Event Space | Round Rock, TX


August 20-21, 2024

Plano ISD | Plano, TX

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DIG Coaching Workshop Agenda

Day 1: Coaching Skills*
10:00a Welcome, introduction, and logistics
10:45a Coaching beliefs and behaviors
11:15a Coaching competency roadmap
11:45a Lunch (provided)
12:45p Overview of essential coaching actions and conversation protocol
2:30p Differentiated Learning Workshops
  • Coaching conversation protocol
  • Competency-based coaching overview
  • Systems for documenting coaching and growth
  • Finding timely/relevant resources for coaching
3:00p Networking/Collaboration
3:30p Day 1 reflection & celebration
Day 2: Coaching Practice & Processes*
8:30a Day 1 review and expectations for learning
8:45a Processes for effective and actionable feedback
9:15a Coaching process goal setting and modeling
10:00a Practice coaching session and reflection
12:00p Lunch (provided)
1:00p Professional learning plan overview
1:15p 90-day coaching action plan
1:45p Coaching systems and scheduling
2:15p Review coaching certification requirements and next steps
3:00p Day 2 wrap-up, reflections, celebration

*Subject to change based on personalization to meet participant needs

Workshop Facilitators


Shannon K. Buerk

Founder & CEO, engage2learn

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Dr. Crystal Cross

e2L Certified Data-Informed Coach, engage2learn

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Taylor Hood

e2L Certified Data-Informed Coach, engage2learn

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DIG Coaching Add-Ons & Additional Services

12 Weeks of Coaching Performance Support


Supercharge your coaches with 12-weeks of additional, in-depth support to deepen the knowledge and implementation of the essential coaching actions and skills.

ICF_CCE_Mark_ColorDIG Coach Certification is accredited by the International Coaching Federation (ICF) as a Continuing Coach Education (CCE) Provider


Certification Program Includes:

12 Weeks of Video Chat Check-ins

Access virtual Q&A sessions with e2L coaches to deepen knowledge and implementation of the essential coaching actions.

12 Weeks of Virtual Coaching Support

Receive asynchronous support and progress check-ins from e2L’s diverse team of elite coaches.

3 Coaching Calibration & Debrief Sessions

e2L coaches review 3 recorded coaching sessions to calibrate techniques and conduct virtual debriefs to provide feedback on coaching.

Digital Portfolio of Coaching Evidence

Participants upload evidence of coaching practice to GroweLab to be reviewed and certified by e2L coaches.

Research-Based Coaching Effectiveness Assessment

This 360 survey aligned to the science of coaching is completed by the participants, their supervisor, and 5 of their coachees.

DIG Coach Certification

Become a certified e2L Data-Informed Growth Coach by completing calibration sessions, uploading evidence of practice, and passing the coaching assessment.

GroweLab Platform


GroweLab is the all-in-one talent development and instructional coaching platform that helps coaches streamline and optimize their work by putting all of their coaching and growth data in one easy-to-use tool.

Key Features:

Comprehensive Coaching Platform

Schedule, manage, document, and conduct all coaching across your school or entire district — all in one user-friendly platform.

Custom Classroom Observation / Walkthrough

Measure and monitor the teacher and student behaviors that matter most to your school or district with customizable, easy-to-use classroom observation and walkthrough forms.

Competency-Focused Educator Growth

Align all of your professional development to skills and competencies proven to improve teacher retention, job satisfaction, and student outcomes.

Microcredentials & Badging

Demonstrate proficiency in core competencies through documented evidence of implementation and receive microcredentials to certify and celebrate growth.

Education Analytics & Reports

GroweLab collects and analyzes coaching and growth data from all across your school or district with easy-to-read reports to help leaders monitor progress, pinpoint areas for improvement, and prove the ROI of coaching.

The DIG Coaching Workshop will help your school or district experience results like these:

Increased Teacher Retention Rate

Teacher Retention Graph

This district experienced a dramatic increase in retention among teachers who where coached, saving the district millions on attrition costs.

Improved Student Outcomes

Student Outcomes Graph

Coaching support helped address disrupted learning caused by the pandemic at this school, leading to increase reading/ELA scores.

Correlate Educator Growth to Outcomes

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By connecting educator growth to student scores, we get to see the direct impact of coaching. Read the research summary of one school's results.

Reserve your spot at an upcoming DIG Coaching Workshop today to bring these results to your school or district!

DIG Coaching Collaborative

Who should attend the DIG Coaching Workshop?

Anyone in your school or district who is coaching – or planning to start coaching – at least 6 teachers or staff.

Teacher Coaches

Any school or district staff responsible for teacher coaching and professional development

E.g., Instructional Coaches or Specialists, Math or Literacy Coaches, Professional Development Coordinators

Principals, APs, and Leaders Who Coach

Any school or district leader who currently leverages – or wants to leverage – coaching to grow their staff and/or direct reports.

E.g., Principals, Assistant Principals, C&I and Professional Development Directors, Other District Directors

DIG Coaching Collaborative

What coaching models does the DIG Coaching Workshop support?

All of them!

Whether you are using PLC Coaching, Get Better Faster, Jim Knight's Impact Cycle, or any other coaching model, the DIG Coaching Collaborative ensures that you can incorporate the science of coaching into your model to drive meaningful change and growth in your instructional and non-instructional staff.

Ready to bring the science of coaching to your school or district?

Possible funding sources include ESSER II, ARP ESSER, and/or Title II funds.