Every good athlete needs a coach to help them improve their practice, from student athletes to superstars like LeBron James and Serena Williams. This same principle can—and should—be applied to our teachers.

Teacher effectiveness is an essential factor to ensure that each student is achieving their highest potential in school. In my suburban Chicago district, Maine Township High School District 207, each and every one of our teachers receives coaching on a regular basis. In fact, this year’s seniors are the first class to go through a district where every teacher was coached every year.

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About the Author:

Dr. Ken Wallace is the superintendent of Maine Township High School District 207 and founder of the Chicago Coaching Center. He was recently named the The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Champion of the Year. Find him on twitter at @KenWallace207.