9/9/2011: Learning First Alliance supports President's bold plan to invest in education
, Learning First Alliance
7/29/2011: Learning Forward releases updated professional development standards
, NGA Center for Best Practices.
7/19/2011: Tightened professional-development standards released
, Teacher Beat (blog from Education Week). Stephen Sawchuk comments on Learning Forward's new Standards for Professional Learning.
7/18/2011: What will you do?
, Learning is Growing (blog from Kathy Perret). Blogger Kathy Perret prompts educators to make a commitment to the new Standards for Professional Learning.
12/9/2010: Teacher training key to reform
, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
. Written by J. Alvin Wilbanks and Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh.
11/29/2010: The Science of Teacher Development
, Education Week
. Learning Forward's report, Professional Development in the United States: Trends and Challenges
, is mentioned in this article discussing the effectiveness of professional development.
11/17/2010: MetLife Foundation supports collaborative leadership in education with $3.8 million in grants
, press release from the MetLife Foundation.
9/15/2010: The IB learner profile - Finding the time to be knowledgeable, inquirers and thinkers
, Tech Transformation (blog from Maggie Hos-McGrane). Blogger and teacher Maggie Hos-McGrane shares her reactions to a chapter in Learning Forward's book Becoming a Learning School
. She imagines what it would mean to devote the time recommended for collaborative professional learning
9/14/2010: Advancing high-quality professional learning
, Public School Insights (blog from Learning First Alliance).
9/8/2010: School system gets grant for training
, Rockdale Citizen
. The Impacting the Future Now Foundation awards the Leading for Learning: Sybil Yastrow Superintendent Grant to Rockdale County Public Schools to expand its p