Session Description

In this session, a district team will have the opportunity to be introduced to the six types of co-teaching strategies, identify best practices for using co-teaching in the classroom, strategize tips for implementation of co-teaching.

Alignment to Standards

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Element IIa.Teachers provide an environment in which each child has a positive, nurturing relationship with caring adults. Teachers encourage an environment that is inviting, respectful, supportive, inclusive, and flexible.

Element IId. Teachers adapt their teaching for the benefit of students with special needs. Teachers collaborate with the range of support specialists to help meet the special needs of all students. Through inclusion and other models of effective practice, teachers engage students to ensure that their needs are met.


Time XXX
Learner Outcomes

Welcome and Introductions
During this part of the session, I can:
  • Meet the presenters
  • Locate and access session materials
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40 minutes
Building the Foundations
During this part of the session, I can:
  • Discuss responsibilities and expectations about co-teaching classrooms.
  • Examine factors that may erode the co-teaching relationship
10 minutes

30 minutes
During this part of the session, I can:
  • Identify best practices for grading students during co-teaching lessons
45 minutes
The 6 Models of Co-Teaching
During this part of the session, I can:
  • Discuss planning & communication strategies (job-alike; teams)
  • Explore lesson planning
  • Learn about the 6 Models of Co-Teaching
1 hour 15 minutes

15 minutes
The 6 Models of Co-Teacing XX
During this part of the session, I can:
  • Learn about the 6 models of Co-Teaching
  • Activity
30 minutes
During this part of the session, I can:
  • Explore ways to create a schedule conducive to co-teaching
10 minutes

60 minutes
Synthesize & Plan
During this part of the session, I can:
  • Synthesize my learning
  • Start "Reflecting on the Future"
20 minutes
Reflect and Evaluate
  • Provide feedback on the professional development session

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Facilitator Contact Information
Dr. Frances Harris-Burke - Service Support Coordinator, North Area, NCDPI

Dr. Mandy Taylor - Professional Development Coordinator, North Area, NCDPI

Ronda Layman - Consultant with Exceptional Children Division, NCDPI


CoTeaching Approaches article from ERIC database
  • Page 26 for parity exercise.

Co-Teaching Approaches - Descriptions

Lesson Planning Template 1

Co-Teaching Observation Checklist

Collaborative Teaching Arrangements Observation Checklist