Suzanne Bouffard is vice president, publications at Learning Forward. She is the editor of The Learning Professional, Learning Forward’s flagship publication. She also contributes to the Learning Forward blog and webinars. With a background in child development, she has a passion for making research and best practices accessible to educators, policymakers, and families. She has written for many national publications including The New York Times and the Atlantic, and previously worked as a writer and researcher at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has a Ph.D. in developmental psychology from Duke University and a B.A. from Wesleyan University. She loves working with authors to help them develop their ideas and voices for publication.
To achieve equity, statements aren’t enough. This issue’s authors back them with action.
Connecting the dots from early childhood through high school is vital.
The success of early learning coaches offers valuable lessons for professional learning across grade levels and settings.
There’s reason for optimism as we find opportunities for growth in the midst of crisis.
Jal Mehta looks at how the pandemic is changing teaching and the opportunities it presents to make schools better.