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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.

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The hope of brighter days ahead

By Suzanne Bouffard | February 1, 2021

There’s reason for optimism as we find opportunities for growth in the midst of crisis.

Crisis creates opportunity. Will we seize it?

By Suzanne Bouffard and Elizabeth Foster | February 1, 2021

Jal Mehta looks at how the pandemic is changing teaching and the opportunities it presents to make schools better.

How to support educators through the crisis at the U.S. Capitol

By Suzanne Bouffard | January 8, 2021

Even with hope for the new year still fresh, many educators and students have been traumatized by the events of this week in the U.S. Capitol. Teachers and other school staff – already carrying the heavy burdens of educating during a pandemic and confronting racism and inequity – face the challenging but essential work of […]

The Learning Professional’s top 10 articles of 2020

By Suzanne Bouffard | December 14, 2020

At this time last year, when we were planning 2020’s issues of The Learning Professional, we never could have predicted that the most popular articles of the next year would have titles like “Professional learning in a pandemic” and “Long distance leadership.” But as we all found ourselves confronting new realities and challenges, The Learning […]

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.