My district has decided on using math "coaches" for improving instruction throughout the middle schools. I am fortunate to be the middle school math coach. My job has been a work in progress - only being at this since September. The goal is to increase our math achievement and understanding in K-8 math. I am always looking for great ways to get teachers on board with assessment and how quality assessments make a world of difference as well as intervention strategies for those students not succeeding in math class.