Page Content The mission of the VCS Coaching Initiative is to increase student learning through targeted and focused coaching practices. The goal is to ensure that coaching impacts teaching practice and student learning. This will be accomplished through professional development, measures to monitor progress, and district support for school-based coaches. The district coaching team provides additional support with school visits and side by side coaching. The coaching team also works in conjunction with the district curriculum team in order to provide a unified approach for the school-based coaches. Many Coaches…One Voice.The VCS Coaching Initiative has put these measures into place in order to ensure that school-based coaches have the tools to support classroom teachers in the effort to increase teacher student learning and achievement.