Publications

Learning Forward publications build the bridge between what is known about high-quality professional development and how you can put those ideas into practice. As a member, you’ll have exclusive access to all publications.



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JSD
Our bimonthly professional magazine focuses on issues of leadership and learning relevant to all educators involved in professional learning.


     
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Transform Professional Learning
This action brief examines an essential professional learning topic; showcases system, school, and teacher leader perspectives; and features valuable tools to advance practitioner knowledge and skills.



Knowledge Briefs
Quarterly digital briefs that help practitioners build a deeper foundation and take next steps on specific school improvement questions.


     
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Tools for Learning Schools
Each issue focuses on a single essential component of school improvement and features timeless tools and resources to support the facilitation of professional learning.

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The Learning Principal
This newsletter focuses on the work of school principals in strengthening their own leadership practices and in leading learning among all members of the school community.


     
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The Learning System
Designed for superintendents and central office staff, this newsletter focuses on ensuring effective professional learning and the context that makes that possible across an entire system of schools.

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The Leading Teacher
Designed for coaches, mentors, instructional specialists, lead teachers, and master teachers, this newsletter explores the challenges and rewards that teacher leaders face.


     
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Professional Learning News
Stay up to date with the latest in professional learning news with this highly informative e-news brief delivered to your inbox every week.

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Status of Professional Learning
Read reports from our multiyear research initiative examining the effectiveness of professional learning in the United States.


     
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PD Watch
Get our take on the latest trends and issues in professional learning and leadership. Read our blog and respond to help us advance our vision.

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Research and Reports
Access recent reports and read relevant studies from other organizations that document the impact professional learning has on teacher effectiveness and student success.


     
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Implementing the Common Core
Learn about our initiative Transforming Professional Learning, an effort to create a statewide, comprehensive professional learning system to support the implementation of the Common Core State Standards.