Excellent Teaching and Learning Every Day

THE conference for educator learning

Gain strategies and tools for strengthening learning systems and building capacity at all levels.

Register by October 31 to get the early discount.

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October is National Principals Month

We are celebrating principals with 15% off three books that are perfect for those who serve as school principals or assistant principals.

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The Learning Professional

The Learning Professional, August 2017

Rethinking early education: professional learning from pre-K to 2nd grade

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A Systemic Approach to Elevating Teacher Leadership

Our latest report explores the benefits of teacher leadership, and provides a framework for schools and systems to make teacher leadership a driver of improved teaching and learning. Download the report.

Teacher Leadership webinar  •  Teacher agency report  • Research & reports


See exemplary principals in action

The video series School Leadership in Action: Principal Practices features exemplary principals in varied school settings nationwide, who bring to life and reinforce the key practices of effective principals. Watch the videos.

  The Principal Story • Becoming a Learning School  •  JSD

Learn from high-performing systems

Beyond PD: Teacher Professional Learning in High-Performing Systems, examines teacher professional learning practices and identifies common patterns across four high-performing school systems. Read the report.

Becoming a Learning System  •  Redesign PD  •  Blog

Read the "Designing Professional Learning" report

Whether you're developing professional learning from scratch or enhancing an existing program this report provides detailed guidance on how to configure and evaluate learning models. Published by Learning Forward and AITSL.
Read the report.

Knowledge Briefs  •  Standards Facilitator Guide  •  More

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Using ESSA to advance professional learning

How can states leverage professional learning as an essential tool in overcoming systemic inequities and guaranteeing excellence for all? Our toolkits and resources help you advance learning through ESSA.
Check out our ESSA toolkits.

PD Definition in ESSA  •  Agents for Learning competitionMore

Key Dates

  • The space to learn: Growing and learning together

    October 10, 2017
    Explore the Learning Forward Foundation’s reflective learning process, Touchpoint, a one-hour facilitated learning conversation between foundation members and awardees.
  • Crises demand never-fail support for educators

    October 10, 2017
    When the unexpected happens, teachers are ready to offer their students safe spaces to ask questions and try to understand the world. What would it mean to offer never-fail support for educators?

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Be part of an online community of learners dedicated to continuous improvement and sharing best practices. Join the discussion and develop solutions to the issues facing today’s educators.

Connect with Colleagues

Join a worldwide learning network committed to ensuring every student experiences great teaching every day. Connect with colleagues from your own back yard and around the world on the Learning Exchange.