Michelle Bowman

Michelle strategizes and manages the implementation of innovative networks and communities of practice, advancing and scaling knowledge and practices in the field and supporting districts and schools committed to professional development redesign. She also contributes to the strategies and learning designs for Learning Forward’s major learning events and consulting curricula.

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A new paradigm for collaboration

By Rohini McKee and Michelle Bowman | December 1, 2020

Create an online space focused on continuous improvement and equity with the Virtual Network Support Tool.

A new template for identifying goals, planning learning for teachers, and recognizing success

By Michelle Bowman | November 30, 2017

To make professional learning more relevant to teachers—and to make sure learning opportunities are driven by data—the Hillsborough County Public Schools in Florida has given all schools a new template for identifying their goals, planning learning for teachers and recognizing when the targets have been reached. Read more to see how the district has put professional learning on everyone’s radar.

Syracuse district focuses on personalized learning and classroom support

By Michelle Bowman | June 21, 2017

A new approach to professional learning in New York’s Syracuse City School District aims to ensure teacher practices are helping students meet district performance goals. Read more from authors Michelle Bowman King and Linda Jacobson.

2 districts join Redesign PD Community of Practice

By Michelle Bowman | October 11, 2016

Two school districts have joined the Redesign PD Community of Practice, bringing to 22 the number of school systems collaborating to improve professional learning systems and share their progress with districts across the country.