With the most current, research-based resources and a wealth of experience and expertise, Mount Vernon School Learning Coaches enhance the Lower School experience through individual and small-group student learning, curriculum enrichment, and a coaching model that provides teachers and students with innovative learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom.
Learning Coaches at Mount Vernon play an important role in enhancing the learning and growth in Kindergarten through grade 5 students. All with advanced degrees and specialized training, learning coaches support students, teachers and families, looking at the whole student and the needs of each individual learner. They collaborate with our classroom teachers to create, revise, or implement new curriculum, technologies, or teaching practices as new research and best practices emerge.
Learning Coaches work with our faculty to assess the skills and needs of each child at Mount Vernon, determining which students need further challenge and extension and which students would bene t from additional exposures to certain academic skills. Because they are not solely assigned to one particular classroom or grade level, their expertise and experience can be spread across all grade levels, creating collaborative experiences among the different grades. Whether for individual students, small groups or whole-class learning, Learning Coaches offer rigorous learning extensions and remediation opportunities for all students at Mount Vernon, ensuring a rich environment of experiential learning that simply cannot be found anywhere else.