Sustaining Quality Coaching of Pre- and In-Service Teachers During a Teacher Shortage


  • Beth Garcia West Texas A&M University
  • Amy Clifton West Texas A&M University



Texas Instructional Leadership, Coaching Model, teacher preparation, teacher shortage


During teacher shortages, many school districts petitioned the Texas Education Agency for waivers to hire classroom teachers who are not fully certified. However, the quality of teachers must be considered during this time. This study considers the Texas Instructional Leadership (TIL) coaching model not only to coach pre-service teachers during preparation in Educator Preparation Programs (EPPs) but also using this model to support personnel hired without certification collaborating with EPPs to recruit potential candidates into programs. This article will consider the impact and sustainability of implementing the TIL coaching model in one EPP as an exemplar to ensure teacher quality.


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How to Cite

Garcia, B., & Clifton, A. (2023). Sustaining Quality Coaching of Pre- and In-Service Teachers During a Teacher Shortage. Texas Educator Preparation, 7(2), 38–46.