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Education leaders and policy makers will gather in St. Louis to share professional learning expertise focused on creating and sustaining equity and excellence in teaching and learning every day. Join us as we honor the past 50 years and look forward to another 50 of creating and sustaining equity and excellence in teaching and learning.
This issue will cover “nuts and bolts” strategies for learning professionals to deepen their work and improve teaching and learning in their schools or systems. We encourage writers to draw on research and experience not only in professional learning but from the worlds of business, nonprofit management, and beyond.
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