Instructor Training - Spring 2018
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Instructor Training - Spring 2018

A 4-week intensive training that serves as a prerequisite or co-requisite for Academy Instructors. This blended learning course has both asynchronous and live sessions and is perfect for those new to hosting video conferences or new to instructing in Schoology.

4/16/2018 to 5/5/2018
Where: United States
Presenter: Kristen Gunther
Contact: Eunice Au

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Prerequisite for all ICC Academy Instructors


Registration is open March 12 - April 6.


Late registration is available between April 7-11 by request only. Incurs a $20 fee. 

Email with your request.


Please review the Registration Change, Refund, and Cancellation Policy.


Course Details


Course Length and Duration

  • Four weeks of immersive training
  • Course begins April 16.
  • Blended Learning: asynchronous and two live video conference-callls
  • All coursework needs to be completed by May 19.

Course Fee

  • $85



  • 17-year-old ICC Guild Inductee or 18+ years


Upon completion, the participant may be invited to instruct in the ICC Academy, pending course availability and demand for courses. The skills learned in facilitating video conferences and in teaching online are intrinsically valuable, even if you aren’t able to instruct this upcoming quarter.

Those who serve as Academy Instructors will have access to a mentor while they are serving as Instructors. A refresher training course will be needed for those who have not taught in the Academy in a 12-month period.


Transferable to other mentoring and instructing opportunities.





  • application of ICC’s Six Step Transformational and Mentoring models

  • equips all to become better hosts of video-conferences through

    • increased skills of preparing interactive activities online

    • embracing online communication as a mentoring opportunity

    • live and virtual support of emerging online instructors

  • training in specific mentoring and leadership skills, such as:

    • hosting a video conference and uploading recordings

    • coaching students toward character and competence with encouragement

    • cultivating an environment where learning is actively encouraged

    • modeling a willingness to ask for help

  • practice in specific instructing skills, such as:

    • developing community through online connections

    • using Schoology’s Learning Management System to track completion of assignments

    • Inspiring student success with positivity

    • Improved personal time management skills



Instructor Support


For those invited to serve an an ICC Academy Instructor

  • coaching calls once matched with a classroom:

    • for asynchronous courses: three coaching calls (beginning, middle, wrap-up)

    • for video conference courses: weekly coaching calls

  • evaluate progress towards personal goals

  • anticipate next steps in the Academy

  • review Academy calendar

  • stipend may be available for ICC alumni instructors





Unit 1: Getting Reacquainted (asynchronous)

  • complete the Academy Orientation course

  • articulate the benefit of completing the Academy Orientation course prior to the start of all other coursework

  • review ICC’s Six Step Transformational and Mentoring Models

  • consider how ICC core values are incorporated in the Academy

  • indicate availability for Unit 2 live meeting

  • summarize these features: assignment, discussion, quiz, groups, resources, courses

Unit 2: At Home in the Academy (video call)

  • articulate reasons for taking the course and course goals

  • demonstrate ability to locate ICC Academy classroom features

  • mentoring in answering Academy questions

Unit 3: Instructor Practicum  (asynchronous)

  • apply ICC’s philosophy to grade discussions, assignments, and quizzes

  • discover how and when “I don’t know.” is  a GOOD answer.

  • use messaging features in the Academy

Unit 4: Interview (video conference)

  • submit an Academy Instructor application

  • participate in an instructor interview

  • practice in screenshare, annotation, making a recording

  • uploading a recording to the classroom

  • quiz on sample classroom scenarios


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