Have you ever thought about the role of instructional coaches? There are various models and expectations that instructional coaches have across different school districts. According to one school district, a few job descriptors for an instructional coach include: working with teachers to provide research-based instruction based on the school improvement plan and model effective instructional strategies. Oftentimes, teachers are truly unaware of the benefits of having an instructional coach. This may be based on prior experiences, such as having a…