Suzanne Bouffard

Suzanne is the content editor for The Learning Professional, Learning Forward’s magazine. She oversees the magazine’s direction, themes, and contributors. She also contributes to strategy and content for other Learning Forward publications and resources.

What early educators can teach us all about thriving during COVID

By Suzanne Bouffard | December 1, 2020

There’s no question that teaching young children is a challenge right now. Whether classrooms are remote or in-person with physical distancing measures, it takes even more planning and creativity than usual to facilitate the kinds of hands-on, collaborative learning that are the hallmarks of high-quality early childhood education. But teachers of young children are rising…

Strengthening the educator pipeline takes shared responsibility

By Suzanne Bouffard | December 1, 2020

Shared responsibility means more than each of us doing our own part.

What’s your mantra for this school year?

By Suzanne Bouffard | October 1, 2020

If this month’s issue had a mantra, it might be: we’re all stronger when we support each other.

Coaching during a crisis: Advice from experts

By Suzanne Bouffard | March 26, 2020

Instructional coaches are a trusted source of support for teachers and leaders, and that support is needed now more than ever. Every educator is navigating uncharted territory due to the Coronavirus, with varying levels of readiness for distance learning and a heap of other questions about how to meet students’ multi-faceted needs. Coaches are poised…

The Learning Professional’s Top Ten Articles of 2019

By Suzanne Bouffard | December 19, 2019

As the end of 2019 approaches, it’s a great time to reflect on what you’ve learned this year and to catch up on what you may have missed. Get started with our list of the ten most-visited articles on The Learning Professional website, which was completely revamped in 2019 to make the content more accessible…

Coaching to improve SEL: A Sneak Peek of The Learning Professional’s December issue

By Suzanne Bouffard | November 7, 2019

The Learning Professional team is so excited about our upcoming issue on coaching that we had to share a sneak peek. In the December issue, you’ll find articles about best practices in coaching and thought-provoking insights about the profession, and you’ll also read stories of impact on a range of areas including math achievement, early childhood…

What does real collaboration look like? We’ve got stories

By Suzanne Bouffard | June 1, 2019

This issue highlights many ways to get beyond surface collaboration to real learning.

No matter our role, multilingual students are our students

By Suzanne Bouffard | April 1, 2019

In this issue, experts call on all of us to better meet English learners’ needs.

Teaching is an art – and a science

By Suzanne Bouffard | December 1, 2018

There is artistry in teaching. At the same time, there is a science to how students learn.