The Coaching Endorsement at Metro RESA is a GaPSC approved preparation program that provides approved candidates with the coursework and related field experience required to add the Coaching Endorsement to a current standard Georgia Professional Certificate. The program is open to any educator holding a clear, renewable Georgia certificate (T4 or higher) who has a desire to acquire the knowledge, skills, and dispositions of an effective instructional coach.
Important Cohort Timeline Information
- April - Coaching Endorsement Application Window Open
- May - New Coaching Endorsement Cohorts Confirmed
- July through May - Coaching Endorsement Courses in Session
Course I: Foundations for Student-Centered Coaching (50 hours/5 PLUs)
Course II: An Investigation of Coaching Learning Teams (50 hours/5 PLUs)
Course III: Performance Based Coaching in Action (50 hours/5 PLUs)
Meet the Coordinator
Wendy Cox, Metro RESA Coaching Endorsement Coordinator
Wendy serves as the Coaching Endorsement Program Coordinator. Her background is in professional learning, teacher mentoring, instructional coaching, and school reform. During her twenty years in the Cobb County School District, she served as a teacher, academic coach, and District-Level Professional Learning Supervisor. Wendy is an adjunct instructor for Berry College in the Educational Leadership and Curriculum & Instruction graduate-level programs. She is also a joint owner and trainer in an educational consulting company. She feels fortunate to continue working with teachers, coaches, and administrators as a consultant, professional developer, and trainer. When she isn’t busy coaching or teaching, she is enjoying time with her husband and their two sons.