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Professional Learning State and District Planner

By Learning Forward | October 15, 2020

The Title IIA Equity Multiplier: Leveraging Curriculum, Instructional Materials, and Professional Learning for All Students and Educators Learning Forward, with support from the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, is excited to release the Professional Learning State and District Planner, a free resource to support state, district, and school leaders with the implementation of high-quality […]

October is National Principals Month

By Learning Forward | October 9, 2020

Thank you for your submissions for National Principals Month This year we gave people the opportunity to nominate a principal they know to be featured on our Twitter page, and we received over 200 submissions within the first 24 hours and filled all of the available spaces! If you didn’t get to submit your nominees […]

The Principal Pipeline Initiative – Unpacking the Effects

By Frederick Brown | April 10, 2019

The results are in, and they are exciting. Last week I shared Learning Forward’s anticipation about the release of the RAND study of the Wallace Foundation-supported Principal Pipeline Initiative. (See that post here.) On April 8, I represented Learning Forward at the New York unveiling of Principal Pipelines: A Feasible, Affordable, and Effective Way for […]

The Principal Pipeline Initiative – Anticipating the Effects

By Frederick Brown | April 1, 2019

In 2011, six large school districts set out to build and manage pipelines to support their school principals. This Wallace Foundation-funded effort, known as the Principal Pipeline Initiative (PPI), was built on substantial evidence from more than a decade of the foundation’s school leadership efforts. On April 8, Wallace is hosting a livestream discussion to […]

Principals, here’s how to have hard conversations with younger teachers

By Jennifer Abrams | September 25, 2017

[embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZfZq3zh949k[/embedyt] Teachers, to get advice on having hard conversations with your veteran administrator, read this previous blog post. Principals often tell me their entire workday is filled with fires to extinguish, a few challenging parent interactions, and a load of hard conversations. Some feel those communications are routine and don’t find them too difficult: “I […]

Inspire your PLCs with these tips

By Heather Lageman | January 9, 2017

This year’s Learning Forward Team Grant awardee Kathleen O’Flynn and her team share 10 tips you can use to build an inspiring and engaging professional learning community. Read more about their advice to kick-start your 2017.

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