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What it takes to become a learning system — even in a pandemic

By Pam Yoder, Jim Roome, Mia Robinson, Roberta Reed and John Eyolfson / October 1, 2021

How three principals learned from one another while addressing their own problems of practice.

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Leaders play key roles in the professional learning ecosystem

By Sarah Woulfin / October 1, 2021

For professional learning to stick, pay attention to organizational structures, programs, and priorities.

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A learning system in Miami-Date

By Learning Forward / December 1, 2020

Learning Forward is providing a virtual support program to leaders at the Maritime and Science Technology Academy in Miami-Dade County to create and sustain a school culture that ensures each student experiences relevant, culturally responsive, rigorous learning from a faculty that takes collective responsibility for its own professional growth and the academic and personal success […]

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Professional learning as a system of nested supports

By Learning Forward / February 4, 2020

By Elizabeth Foster and Isabel Sawyer Imagine if all educators were supported over their careers by a “nested” professional learning system in which there was a pathway for professional growth connecting individual pursuits to priorities at the district and state policy levels. Professional learning experiences would address individual and collective educator needs, build on previous […]

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System perspective

By Learning Forward / February 1, 2020

March 2014 System perspective Evaluating professional learning from the district’s perspective An interview with Dawn F. Wilson Dawn F. Wilson Duval County Public Schools, Fla. Evaluating professional learning means much more today than it did 10-12 years ago. Back then, I knew how to plan and deliver professional development, but we weren’t as focused on […]

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System leader perspective

By Learning Forward / February 1, 2020

January 2014 System leader perspective To sustain systemic change, find the right partner and plan for the long term An interview with Vicki Kirk Vicki Kirk Greene County (Tenn.) Schools Key takeaways Vet personalities as well as content. Build systemic integration and support. Address current and long-term needs. When our district received Race to the Top […]

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