Literacy Coach Training

Intensive professional learning (230 hours) across 12-15 months that prepares a literacy coach to implement the Literacy Collaborative Framework in a school. Literacy Coaches develop the capacity to train other teachers on-site at the building level through professional development and coaching.

Application Materials

Teacher Leader Endorsement

Literacy Collaborative coach training is a pathway to the Teacher Leader Endorsement

Recognized by the Ohio Department of Education, the Teacher Leader Endorsement from Ohio State fulfills one of the requirements to obtain the Lead Professional Educator License, the top qualification on Ohio's highest four-tiered licensure structure.

Literacy Collaborative Coach training at Ohio State University directly aligns with the Professional Development Standards in the State of Ohio. Once trained, the pathway to becoming an Ohio Teacher Leader is set to successfully complete the Teacher Leader Endorsement program at Ohio State.

Contact Dr. Belinda Gimbert at for additional information about the teacher leader endorsement.


Literacy Coach Training

Bringing Literacy to Life

"I think the best way to refine my practice is by working with teachers to serve children in classrooms. Formulating questions with teachers and taking an inquiry stance positions us as learners and researchers. We don’t have all the answers and we are in this together! It’s this type of model that keeps us focused on our craft and I believe will help teachers be more resilient by uncovering new paths to take." — Ganell Tremont.

Read our news story about Ganell R. Tremont's journey as a literacy coach.