Learning coach responsibilities

When families are actively involved in the learning process, children realize the importance of their education.

In a family service organization, the entire family is involved in the educational process. A family member serves as a learning coach to better understand the educational needs of the child.

What is a learning coach?

Learning coaches have great flexibility in scheduling their children’s daily routine. The virtual learning management system allows for monitoring attendance and ensuring their learners are completing assignments and taking the required state assessments.

CCA teachers want to work with family members to ensure the child is successful. That is why learning coaches remain in contact with teachers by phone, in person or electronically.

Operating as a team, learning coaches and teachers also communicate on a regular basis to plan and update curriculum-based assessments.

What are the responsibilities of the learning coach?

In general, the responsibilities of learning coaches change as a child advances through school. Typically, elementary school learners require the most support from learning coaches; however, this support decreases as learners advance to middle and high school.

Elementary school

Elementary school learners need a great deal of support from their learning coaches. During these years, coaches can expect to:

Middle school

During the middle school years, learning coaches take a small step back while learners work more closely with subject-specific teachers. During these years, coaches can expect to:

High school

Once learners reach high school, they start taking a more active role in their education. To encourage growth, learning coaches now: