The INFOhio Integration Coach program, or ICoach program, is for outstanding PreK-12 educators who are interested in learning how to integrate INFOhio's digital content and web tools into instruction and sharing their knowledge with other Ohio educators.
The purpose of the ICoach program is to:
Benefits to ICoach:
Benefits to District:
Expectations of an ICoach:
"As a classroom teacher I always used INFOhio resources. Now working as a technology integrationist, my goal is to get my teachers to know how these resources are invaluable to them as well. I love INFOhio and will continue to promote and teach these resources." —Pam Schroeder, Technology Integrationist, Ottawa-Glandorf Local Schools
"I love sharing my knowledge with colleagues and with students. It feels good to teach others how to properly find reliable information." —Mary Rodriguez-Noble, Media Specialist, Toledo Public Schools
"This will be my fourth year as a Building ICoach. I love helping students and teachers find the information they need." —Laura Schmidt, Library Tech, Plain Local Schools
"Every time I get a chance to share these resources with a group of teachers they are so amazed and say, "Why didn't I know about all of this?" We all need to keep spreading the word!" —Deanna McDaniel, Media Specialist, Westerville City Schools
"I always love the truly amazing updates to INFOhio that I get to share with staff. THANK YOU for all that you do for the educators, parents and students of Ohio!" —Michele Massa, Title 1 Lead Teacher, Kettering City Schools
"This training is very well done. I appreciate the self-driven pace and easy to understand content." —Kati Heintzman, Library Media Specialist, Middletown City Schools
"I enjoy being an ICoach so I can continue to support and share with other educators the benefits of INFOhio that they may not have ever been aware of!" —Christine Danhoff, Technology Integration Specialist, Genoa Area Local Schools
ICoach applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please complete the ICoach Application if you are interested. You will receive additional information within 48 hours. Training is self-paced and asynchronous.
If you currently work for an Ohio education agency —ESC, ITC, Ed Tech, university, public, or academic library—and are interested in learning and sharing about INFOhio’s digital content and web tools, please consider joining our IPartner program.
If you have been an ICoach in the past and are interested in renewing for the upcoming school year, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.