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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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.
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.
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.