6 Keys to Effective Video Coaching in a Title I District​

As a Title I district, Jackson Public Schools has faced many of the same challenges as most districts educating students living in an urban environment. Our scholars come from all walks of life. Some of our scholars live in stable homes, and some do not.

Video Coaching as a Tool to Retain New Teachers

Despite the challenges created by the pandemic, including an ongoing teacher shortage in many areas, the Metropolitan School District (MSD) of Decatur Township has kept highly qualified teachers in front of our students.

How We Improve Instruction with Video for Coaching

In 2017, in an effort to empower our teacher leadership and improve camaraderie and collaboration, the Decatur Township Metropolitan School District in Indiana started using video for coaching. Along the way, we found video of teachers in the classroom to be a powerful tool for encouraging teacher self-reflection, which led to tremendous growth. Here’s how we’ve made it work.

Teaching Channel: Customizing Learning Pathways for Teachers

Numerous principals, assistant principals, superintendents, assistant superintendents, deans, assistant deans, district leaders, chief academic officers, and professional development coordinators have invested in Teaching Channel’s video library to recruit and retain high performing teachers, and ultimately, boost student achievement.

Service Area A: Teacher Recruitment and Retention

Forecasting and Planning

Recruitment Campaigns

Licensure Programs for Paras and Subs

Access to our New Teachers Pipeline

Career Pathing Solutions

Skill Development Solutions


Service Area B: Professional Development 

Video Coaching and Self-Reflection 

Professional Development Courses 

New Teacher Programs 

Teacher Institutes 

Video Library Subscriptions 


Service Area C: Student Learning Acceleration 

Audits, Analysis and Solution Planning 

RISE Summer School Program 

Supplemental Curricula 

Teacher Coaching 

Institute Courses for Teachers 


Service Area D: Continuing Education 

Graduate-Level 1-3-Credit Courses 

Learning Pathways and Certificates 

Master’s Degree Programs 

Doctorate Degree Programs 


Service Area E: Leadership Solutions 

Strategic Planning 

Equity Consulting 

Leadership Coaching 

Custom Packages