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December 2018

Learning Forward Annual Conference, Dallas, Texas

December 1, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 5, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Learning Forward’s Annual Conference (Dec. 1-5) is the best investment you can make in your own professional learning. Our conference attendees become part of a community of learners developing new knowledge and honing their skills, engaging in meaningful collaboration, and learning from leaders in the field of professional learning.

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Academy Class of 2018’s Graduation

December 2, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

After 2.5 years of extended and profound learning that immersed Academy members in a model of inquiry- and problem-based learning, the Academy Class of 2018 will graduate on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center.

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January 2019

Deadline: The Learning Professional, April 2019 Article Submissions

January 2

Topics may include preparing for newcomers, creating support structures for schools with many languages represented, helping educators explore cultural assumptions, and professional learning in bilingual and immersion schools.

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February 2019

Deadline: The Learning Professional, June 2019 Article Submissions

February 1

This issue will examine the role educator and administrator networks play in school improvement and student learning.

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Deadline: Sign Proclamation

February 1

Learning Forward's Proclamation for Professional Learning will be delivered to key members of the new U.S. Congress in early 2019. Please add your name to the signatures to show Congress how important professional learning is to student success.

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March 2019

Deadline: Academy application

March 15

Last day to apply for Learning Forward’s Academy.

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Deadline: Scholarships and grants application

March 15

Last day to apply for scholarships and grants.

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May 2019

Deadline: The Learning Professional, August 2019 Article Submissions

May 1

Personalized learning is clearly an area ripe for educator growth, but what should that look like? This issue will examine the ways that professional learning can support teachers’ skills in this area.

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Webinar: Effective Coaching for School Improvement with Joellen Killion

May 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Leading author and coaching expert Joellen Killion outlines her online course Effective Coaching to Strengthen Instruction. Hear how modeling effective coaching techniques at scale can lead to enduring, system-wide improvements.

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June 2019

Webinar: Building a Case for Connecting High-Quality Curricula and Team-Based Professional Learning

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Deepen your understanding about the research and importance of integrating instructional materials and professional learning. Consider how schools and district leaders shift how learning teams are prioritized to focus more explicitly on instructional materials.

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