• 2019 Learning Forward Annual Conference

    Gateway to success: Our Learning. Their Future.

    St. Louis | Dec. 7-11, 2019 | Early registration ends October 31.

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  • Learning Forward builds educators’ knowledge and skills to lead and sustain effective professional learning.

    Our learning programs provide strategies and tools to strengthen learning systems and build capacity at all levels.

    Annual Conference Celebrating 50 years
  • Our mission: Build the capacity of leaders to establish and sustain highly effective professional learning.

    Learning Forward members learn how to leverage professional learning to ensure every student has an equal opportunity to learn at high levels.

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  • Educators around the world use Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning.

    The Standards outline the conditions for and characteristics of professional learning that leads to improved educator practices and increased student outcomes.

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  • Learning Forward’s community of educators speaks up for policies that strengthen the field of professional learning.

    Policymakers need to hear why fully funding Title II is essential to creating schools where all students achieve at high levels.

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Oct 31

Deadline: 2019 Annual Conference Early Registration

Education leaders and policy makers will gather in St. Louis, December 7-11, to share professional learning expertise focused on creating and sustaining equity and excellence in teaching and learning every day. Register before October 31 to save up to $100.

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Nov 1

Application deadline: 2019 Learning Team Award

We want to celebrate the great learning taking place in your school! The Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Team Award honors a team of teachers that engages in a cycle of continuous improvement for professional learning that improves their own teaching and their students’ learning. To apply, just submit a short video of your learning team…

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Learn side-by-side with top experts in educator development from around the world.

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50th Anniversary Celebration

Join us as we celebrate 50 years of building capacity and changing practice to improve results for all students!

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Our members enjoy benefits that include publications, discounts, and connections to a network of learning-driven peers around the world.

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Learning Forward’s bimonthly member publication brings practitioner and thought-leader perspectives to timely topics for learning leaders.

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Schools and school systems use the Standards Assessment Inventory to assess how teachers’ professional learning aligns with Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning.

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The Learning Forward Foundation boosts educators through grants, scholarships, and ongoing coaching.

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Our member newsletter showcases collaborative protocols and practical strategies for implementing learning at the school and district level.

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