Educational coaching is a powerful way to support teaching that is often confused with mentoring. In this segment, we clarify what education coaching is and how coaches benefit teachers and students. Follow: @runnin26 @cathytoll @ASCD @bamradionetwork Cathy A. Toll supports teacher learning by guiding educational coaches, professional learning teams, and administrative leaders. Toll has served as a teacher at the elementary, middle, and high school levels and as a reading specialist, curriculum coordinator, school principal, director of literacy research and development, grant director, state department of education consultant, educational coach and author of Educational Coaching: A Partnership for Problem Solving. Rachael George is the principal of Sandy Grade School in the Oregon Trail School District and an ASCD Emerging Leader.