If you plan, advocate, or lead professional learning that gets results, we want to showcase your work to others in the field and celebrate your success. Apply for one of Learning Forward's Annual Awards and help us recognize the exemplary work of individuals, teams, and programs at all levels in the field of professional learning.
|The Shirley Hord Learning Team Award honors excellence in professional learning. Based on Learning Forward's definition of professional learning, the award recognizes a school team that successfully implements the cycle of continuous learning for professional learning that results in student achievement. |
|Advancing Professional Learning honors one individual for his or her contributions to demonstrate and document the impact and results of professional learning.
Eligible nominees: Professional researchers, doctoral students, and school-based action researchers. |
|Excellence in Professional Learning Practice honors two individuals (one district-level and one school-level) for their implementation and portrayal of Learning Forward’s purpose, definition, and standards for professional learning. Eligible nominees: School superintendents, professional development or other central office staff, and principals, and teacher leaders. |
|Leading for Professional Learning honors one individual for creating support systems, developing capacity in others, and advocating for effective professional learning. Eligible nominees: Those who work in state/provincial education agencies, higher education institutions, school districts, and state affiliates. |