Standards for Professional Learning

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Top 15 blogs reflect high-quality professional learning priorities

By Gail Paul | December 22, 2022

At Learning Forward, our blog posts tend to feel more like lively conversations with our colleagues, partners, and clients. The blog is a space where Learning Forward staff members and […]

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The Learning Professional’s top 10 articles of 2022

By Suzanne Bouffard | December 14, 2022

What professional learning topics resonated most with you in 2022? If you’re like many readers of The Learning Professional, building collaboration in divisive times and implementing revised Standards for Professional […]


How states embed Standards for Professional Learning

By Gail Paul | October 31, 2022

Federal, state, and district education leaders increasingly lean on Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning as an essential, evidence-based resource that informs their policy and implementation decisions and helps them […]

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Standards for Professional Learning evolve to drive progress

By Gail Paul | September 26, 2022

Learning Forward’s revised Standards for Professional Learning are resonating with educators and leaders eager to learn more about them. Learning sessions conducted during standards launch week in April 2022 and […]

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What professional learning leaders can learn from Disney

By Frederick Brown | September 19, 2022

I recently had the wonderful experience of enjoying the Disney World parks with members of my extended family who span a 70-year age range. As we averaged about 20,000 steps […]

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Leaders voice how revised professional learning standards are transformative

By Gail Paul | June 22, 2022

In 1994, National Staff Development Council (which later became Learning Forward) developed and released an industry-leading set of research-based recommendations to standardize professional development, establishing a playbook for educators around […]

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