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Teachstone Launches New Platform to Help Experts Provide with Affordable Research-Based Video Coaching
The platform, called myCoach Connect, was developed as part of a strategic partnership with Torsh Inc., the company behind TORSH Talent
Fremont, CA: Teachstone, developer of the Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS®) included in 23 states' Quality Rating and Improvement Systems and used by Head Start programs nationwide, has unveiled a new, easy-to-use, on-demand platform that will allow experts to provide research-based video coaching to educators seeking to improve their practice, no matter the setting.
The platform, called myCoach Connect, was developed as part of a strategic partnership with Torsh, the company behind TORSH Talent, a leading professional learning platform serving the professional development and coaching needs of educators nationwide.
"Now, more than ever, as we continue to navigate the global pandemic and its effects on teaching and learning, it is critical to equip educators with the guidance and resources they need to foster the high-quality, engaging, positive learning environments we know result in students' academic and life success," said Teachstone Co-Founder and CEO Bridget Hamre. "It's also critical to do so in a way that is both affordable and accessible. We are thrilled to partner with Torsh Inc. on this exciting new product launch."
myCoach Connect enables early childhood education programs to:
Drive results with a scalable, sustainable research-based coaching solution.
With myCoach Connect, programs can bring a practice-based coaching model to their teachers through an innovative all-in-one platform. Teachers can connect live with a certified coach that is experienced in driving results.
Bring practice-based coaching to life, even without a coach on staff.
myCoach Connect allows educators to upload classroom videos, identify the areas they seek support, schedule a coaching session with a certified coach, receive time-stamped feedback, and engage in a live video-conference.
Connect with a live, smart-matched, expert coach.
With myCoach Connect, educators schedule to meet with a certified coach compatible with their needs.
Overcome the coaching challenges of today, and prepare teachers for tomorrow.
myCoach Connect helps to overcome the cost and capacity issues associated with hiring coaches on staff.
Torsh CEO Courtney Williams added, "Although technology is a critical component of myCoach Connect, what really sets this product apart is the experienced and highly trained coaches deployed by Teachstone to support programs and teachers across the country. We are honored to embark on this journey with a mission-driven organization like Teachstone."