Jesse Myers

Secondary Instructional Strategist

Contact Information:

Phone Number: 319-842-2263


Hours at School: 7:45-3:45

Out of School Hour Availability: anytime through email, it is my goal to respond within 24 hours to your message

About Me:

I am the secondary instructional strategist for the Alburnett Community Schools. This is my second year in this position, my 14th year in the district, and my 18th year in education. Previous to this position, I was an elementary special education teacher. My focus each and every day, is to assist teachers and students become the most successful they can be. I firmly believe that education is for every child every day...All Means All. My personal goal is to ensure that teachers have the best strategies and supports to ensure this happens for each student in their classroom.

What Is An Instructional Strategist:

Reaching out:

  • E-mail staff collectively and individually
  • Sent out information about possible topics
  • Drop in visits
  • Face to face conversations
  • Targeted coaching cycle emails

Typical day-what I do:

  • One to one meetings
  • Classroom observations
  • Planning
  • Strategy research
  • Student support through teaching small groups
  • Data analysis and collection

Who Am I Helping:


  • Coaching cycles
  • Reflective conversations


  • Small group interventions
  • Results of coaching cycle work

How Do I Help:

  • Listen
  • Observe
  • Problem solve
  • Suggest
  • Support
  • Research
  • Dry tears
  • Celebrate
  • Encourage

How Do I Measure Success:

  • Not a quantitative task
  • Establishing relationships
  • Receiving feedback on whether or not we were helpful
  • Student success and growth
  • Quarterly survey as outlined in grant

Helpful Hints:

For Students


For Parents


For Teachers

Standards Based Grading Information:

District-wide Proficiency Scale