Linda Jacobson

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Pittsburgh District aligns learning with student goals

By | August 24, 2017

The Redesign PD Community of Practice engages teams from 22 of the nation’s leading school districts and charter management organizations in identifying local professional learning challenges and creating scalable solutions. Learning Forward facilitates the community, where teams participate in continuous learning cycles to improve how they manage their professional learning systems. In the midst of major transition, […]

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Guilford County’s new rubric allows ‘everyone to own equity as a priority’

By | August 3, 2017

With diversity in mind, Guilford County Schools in North Carolina is expanding professional learning options for teachers and ensuring that teachers have opportunities to go deeper in their learning.

Aspire expands learning options for noninstructional staff

By | July 13, 2017

Aspire Public Schools creates professional learning to help noninstructional staff learn strategies to support students outside the classroom.

As Long Beach teachers learn, so do those who design the learning

By | April 13, 2017

The online myPD system is evolving to help teachers in the Redesign PD Community of Practice. Read more about how teachers are becoming more effective by sharing strategies.

Florida district partners with teachers to redesign professional learning

By | March 22, 2017

Members of the Lake County, Florida, team participating in the Redesign PD Community of Practice are beginning to see evidence that professional learning, designed in partnership with teachers, can lead to improvements in student learning. Read more from Linda Jacobson and Michelle King about their journey to increased student achievement.

NYC district teams use improvement science to strengthen teaching practice

By | February 14, 2017

The New York City Department of Education is focusing on measuring the impact of professional learning for teachers and other educators in the district. Implementing the tools of improvement science has given the district a concrete plan for tracking progress.

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