Certified Coach Program

Transform how your school uses technology by becoming a Google Certified Coach.

About the Program

In the Certified Coach program instructional coaches work 1:1 with educators and drive impactful technology use in their schools. Coaches get access to research-backed strategies and tools — so that new and veteran educators alike can transform instruction across every classroom.

New and existing coaches can discover new strategies through our structured curriculum and research-proven coaching model, which provide support throughout the school year.

Here’s How it Works

Follow these steps to become a Certified Coach

Complete the Curriculum

Online curriculum that provides coaches with our 5-step coaching model and other strategies. Finish the curriculum by completing the Coach Skills Assessment.

Obtain the Educator L1 & L2 Certificates

Cover the foundations of the program with our Fundamentals and Advanced courses before submitting your Certified Coach application.

Submit your Application

Create a short video, provide three coaching artifacts, and submit an administrator letter of reference that show use of the 5-step coaching model in action.

The Certified Coach program is centered around a coaching model that lends itself to rich and meaningful experiences between teachers and their coach. It’s individualized, challenge-based, and non-evaluative approach really helps teachers feel supported and ready to step out of their comfort zone.

Rachel McVeagh, Google for Education Certified Coach