Wabash Valley Education Center

*Instructional Coaching Council

Instructional Coaches are an integral part of the leadership. Come and join us as we learn the foundations of Instructional Coaching including observation and feedback, roles & responsibilities, and facilitating data meetings.



September 16 - (9:00-12:00) - Role, Responsibilities, and Data  AT WVEC

November 10 - (9:00-12:00) - Collective Teacher Efficacy  AT WVEC

December 14 - (9:00-12:00) - Effective Planning & Observations VIRTUAL

February 1 - (9:00-11:00) - Feedback & Struggles  VIRTUAL


Melissa GillWVEC Instructional Specialist

Melissa Gill has been an educator for over 20 years. Her career path includes classroom teacher, instructional coach, and district administrator. She has also facilitated k-12 professional development and provided MTSS leadership support. Melissa is a Reading Specialist; her training background includes M.A. Rooney and LETRS. Melissa loves supporting her fellow educators, so they can successfully meet the needs of all students. She enjoys traveling, reading, and spending time with her family.

Tami Hicks is an Indiana native that has worked in the public school system as both a teacher and administrator before accepting her current position as the Director of Professional Learning at Wabash Valley Education Center, a center that provides Professional Development, Technology and Cooperative Purchasing support for 37 school districts and more than 180 schools, K-12.   Tami is a certified RISE trainer and specializes in EL instruction, the State Standards, instructional design, technology integration and literacy instruction. Outside of work, Tami enjoys spending time with her family, reading, listening to music and gardening.


Dates, Times, Locations

September 16, 2021 (9:00-12:00) at WVEC

November 10, 2021 (9:00-12:00) at WVEC

December 14, 2021 (9:00-12:00) VIRTUAL

February 2, 2022 (9:00-11:00) VIRTUAL


Cost: $195/Service Center Member or $390/District not belonging to a Service Center*

WVEC Title III Eligible

*Cost of all workshops are based on membership in an Indiana Educational Service Center (ESC). Any registrants who are not members of an ESC in the state of Indiana will be required to pay the non-member fee.

**See cancellation policy below

Cancellation Policy

* Registrants who notify WVEC of their cancellation on or before the registration deadline date will not be required to pay the registration fee.
* Registrants who cancel after the registration deadline but before the workshop date or call to cancel on the day of the workshop will pay 50% of the registration fee.
* Registrants who neglect to call or notify the WVEC of their cancellation will be responsible for paying the full fee.
* On official school corporation weather-related cancellation days, registrants will not be required to pay registration fees.


Registration open through 9/16/2021 9:00 AM EST



About Us

Wabash Valley Education Center
3061 Benton Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906