PURPOSEThe purpose of the Aspiring Academic Coaches Academy is to offer selected instructional personnel an opportunity to acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to function as a content area coach. ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTSAt least once each year, the Office of Professional Learning and Digital Innovation shall advertise for the Aspiring Academic Coaches Academy. The application is available online. For specific eligibility information pertaining to a content area, please contact the Curriculum and Instrucition (C&I) content area Coordinator. SELECTION PROCEDUREAt the conclusion of the academy, participants may apply to the coaches pool. LENGTH OF PROGRAMThe Aspiring Academic Coaches Academy is a one-year program. CURRICULUM CONTENT All sessions consist of content germain to their specific areas. This includes both group presentations and sessions with C&I Coordinators.