engage2learn Releases Research about Impact of Coaching on Teacher Retention

AUSTIN, Texas – August 22, 2022 –  engage2learn (e2L) released today an executive summary of the latest findings on the impact of coaching on teacher retention. As an ever-growing issue that school districts are grappling with in this post-pandemic era, teacher retention is a high-priority focus for education leaders nationwide.

The study, conducted by a third-party research firm, revealed Professional Development (PD) that meets the needs of the individual educator is proven to improve efficiency and effectiveness in the classroom, create more time to focus on students, and increase teachers’ confidence in their craft. Implementing individualized, job-embedded coaching is key to mitigating teacher attrition and accelerating student learning. 

Key Findings Include:

  1. 87% of those surveyed believe that individualized coaching directly increases teacher retention.
  2. Schools/districts that offer individualized coaching experience improvements in student outcomes.

See the full executive summary and statistics on the impact of coaching on teacher retention here

The solution to the challenge of teacher retention is individualized, job-embedded coaching that meets teachers where they are. As part of a complete training package, combined with professional development days and professional learning communities, three-quarters of educators find individualized coaching from staff to be the most effective form of professional learning, reporting increased job satisfaction and confidence in the classroom.

Survey Methodology

Findings are from a July online survey conducted by a third-party research firm of administrators employed full-time at public, U.S.-based, K-12 institutions in districts with more than 10,000 students. 

About engage2learn

engage2learn is the leading provider of Education Intelligence, powering high-performance cultures in K-12 public school districts through smart professional learning, job-embedded coaching, and integrated technology solutions that give educators the support they need to grow and thrive in their roles. Since 2011, engage2learn has partnered with nearly 300 public school districts, 1,800 schools, and over 79,000 educators to impact the learning of over 4.5 million students nationwide. With engage2learn’s evidence-based support systems, districts can build capacity, retain teachers, and improve student outcomes.

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