The Westmoreland Intermediate Unit is a participating IU in the statewide PIIC initiative.  Please contact Cindy Shaffer at cshaffer@wiu7.org for more information.

    Mission: The Pennsylvania Institute for Instructional Coaching (PIIC) provides the uniform and consistent delivery of sustained professional development around instructional coaching and mentoring.

    Vision: PIIC works to build teacher capacity as a means of increasing student engagement, improving student achievement.

    PIIC defines an instructional coach as
    someone whose chief professional responsibility is to bring evidence-based practices into classrooms by working with teachers and other school leaders.