Leigh Wall

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Professional learning can chart a course for equity and excellence

By Leigh Wall | December 1, 2019

As I reflect on the past year of serving the Learning Forward community as president of the board of trustees, I am encouraged and inspired by all we are doing together to build strong schools and systems. I am proud of how our members and staff are sharing our collective stories of evidence and impact […]

Go deeper, reach higher

By Leigh Wall | October 1, 2019

Strategic alignment is ongoing, challenging – and necessary

Collaboration is the centerpiece of all learning

By Leigh Wall | June 1, 2019

At Learning Forward, collaboration is considered the centerpiece of all learning and essential to our practice as educators. We learn better when we learn together. For this reason, we are committed to fostering learning communities within and outside our systems. This professional collaboration occurs in our schools, districts, and organizations, as well as through networks […]

Let’s ensure that equity includes English learners

By Leigh Wall | April 1, 2019

Learning Forward has always been committed to educational equity, and we recently affirmed and strengthened this commitment by prioritizing equity in our mission statement. Making equity part of our mission means more than putting words on paper. It means weaving it into our daily work of consulting with districts, leading conferences and networks, producing field-shaping […]

Everyone deserves the opportunity to learn and grow

By Leigh Wall | February 1, 2019

Embracing and leading transitions ensures that we are able to provide the very best educational experiences for all students, teachers, and families.

If we join forces, we can identify students who are at risk

By Leigh Wall | September 13, 2018

By Leigh Wall It has been just a few months since the unimaginable tragedy that occurred here in Santa Fe, Texas, when a high school student shot and killed 10 classmates and teachers and wounded 13 others. Our community is healing, and we know the healing process will be long. As we move forward — […]