• Instructional Coaching
  • PD Planning
  • School Improvement
  • Administrative Leadership
  • Learning Culture

"Carri Meek is an excellent speaker. 

This PD was amazing... One of the best!"        

  1. MINDSET:   Foster an open “Growth Mindset” for administrators, teachers, and students.  Foster a freedom to fail and a desire to grow!

  2. CLIMATE:  Create an Effective Learning Climate. Discover the impact of instructional leadership on the building climate. Explore strategies for teachers to create an effective classroom climate! Utilize TBT and collaborations most effectively.

  3. INSTRUCTION: Understand the power of strong teaching!   Explore research-based instructional strategies and impact ratings from John Hattie’s “Visible Learning”.   Actively engage learners!  Revisit targeted instruction, and learn how to target standards with a focus on mastering standards over “covering” materials.  Uncover the power of FEEDBACK - instructional feedback for teachers & learning feedback for students!

  4. ASSESSMENT:  Formative Assessment practices yield results!  Focus on targeted assessment and documentation. Identify specific skill deficit and root cause of struggle!  Monitor growth data towards mastery.  Harness the power of immediate feedback and progress monitoring checklists.

  5. DIFFERENTIATION:  Embrace and identify the need for differentiated instruction.  Learn simple strategies to implement data-based small group instruction. Explore management strategies, screening and intervention strategies. Understand the need to reach high learners with enrichment strategies.

  6. SUSTAINED SUPPORT:  Continue support for both teachers and students.  Talk about the instruction!  Provide embedded PD and coaching!   Teachers and students both need a variety of support modalities!  Create a community support system for learners.    Utilize TBT & collaborative meetings to support and guide targeted learning.

Instructional Growth Framework

Carri will guide your team and grow your students by developing and sustaining a plan to ensure:

  • Educator Support Systems are in place
    • An Instructional Framework is established and supported
    • Effective evidence-based strategies are expected including targeted instruction, assessments, and differentiation



Instructional Growth Seminars and Support coaching provides sustained support for your staff.  We work side by side with administrators and teachers, analyzing building plans, setting instructional goals and providing guidance and support to teachers or small groups to monitor growth and determine additional needs.  Free resources are shared and model teaching is always offered.  Building Learning walks can be part of this plan.  We will capture the pulse of your team and report growth, in addition to supporting specific needs.  Job-embedded PD is designed around observed needs, and district school improvement initiatives.


Carri seeks to streamline your educational initiatives with a personalized sustained support plan for success!

  • Customized Professional Development
  • Step-by-Step Sustained Support Plans
  • Follow up Coaching and Guidance
  • OASSSA - 2017 Keynote
  •  Northwest Ohio ESC: Growth           Mindset in Education
  • Columbus: Administrators are         Key to Instructional Growth
  • Jefferson County ESC: Growth      Mindset and Formative Practices
  • Midvale Ohio:  High Impact 
         Instructional Practices