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The San Diego County Office of Education Teacher Effectiveness and Preparation Unit built Peer Assistance & Review (PAR): Training for Support Teachers as an online experience designed to enhance participant’s knowledge and skills to provide effective coaching and support to a peer.


This course will explore the following topics:

  • The role of a PAR Support Teacher
  • How to utilize Adult Learning Theory to increase teacher engagement
  • Components of effective coaching
  • Utilizing California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP) as a common language to support growth
  • Observing teacher practice
  • Effective Feedback
  • How to facilitate difficult conversations
  • Strategies for providing support in a virtual environment


  • This course is appropriate for Teachers, Mentors, Coaches or Principals who provide support within a site or district PAR program or during an evaluation cycle
  • The training covers 8 hours of content completed at your own pace over 4 weeks, completely online managed by a facilitator/instructor, and delivered in five distinct modules


  • ​$40.00 per participant
  • Purchase orders and credit cards are accepted.
  • Credit card payment links are sent after registering.

Interest list for session date options:  PAR Interest List

Download the flyer: PAR Training Flyer.pdf

For more information contact:

Jill Tellier, Coordinator