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Mar 21

Webinar: Leveraging ESSA’s Title II for Job-Embedded Professional Development

In partnership with the National Conference of State Legislatures, the Learning Policy Institute, and NASBE, Learning Forward’s Stephanie Hirsh will be part of a panel for “State Efforts for Building an Effective, Diverse Teacher Workforce,” a series of webinars on how states can ensure their policies help develop and support a diverse pipeline of teachers…

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Apr 10

Webinar: Taking the Lead – Roles for Teachers and Teacher Leaders

Coaches and teacher leaders assume significant roles in schools and school systems today. Learn about the 10 roles described in the second edition of Taking the Lead: New Roles for Teachers and School-based Coaches, how the roles contribute to teaching quality and student learning, and an overview of the knowledge, skills, and practices associated with…

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Dec 1

Learning Forward Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas

Learning Forward’s Annual Conference (Dec. 1-5) is the best investment you can make in your own professional learning. Our conference attendees become part of a community of learners developing new knowledge and honing their skills, engaging in meaningful collaboration, and learning from leaders in the field of professional learning.

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