Who We Are

Learning Forward’s vision is excellent teaching and learning every day. Our mission is to build the capacity of leaders to establish and sustain highly effective professional learning. We are the only association devoted exclusively to advancing professional learning for student success.

Professional Learning Definition
Learning Forward has created a formal definition of professional development for use in the reauthorized version of NCLB.

Purpose, Beliefs & Priorities
Learn about our vision and organizational beliefs, and strategic priorities that drive our work.

Our History
Track our evolution from a small group of dedicated educators to an international association dedicated to improved educator and student learning.

Board of Trustees
Board members are elected to three-year terms. Meet the leaders who shape the work we do to advance educator learning.

Learn who does what in our Texas, Ohio, and Washington, D.C. offices, and view a list of our senior consultants.