Professional Learning State and District Planner

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…

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There’s an openness to learning and changing right now

Why has professional learning been important in your work? Ultimately, everything we do in education comes down to high-quality teaching. When I was at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, we called it effective teaching. No matter what you call it, it’s at the core. Even though political and social forces may shift the focus…

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Resilient Leadership

For education leaders, stress and challenges are part of the job – but resilience can be, too.
This issue highlights how professional learning enables leaders to manage stress, navigate competing priorities, and maintain focus on instructional leadership. Building resilient leadership helps everyone in schools thrive.

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School leaders’ biggest challenges

 In our recent Learning Leaders Survey, we asked education professionals: What are the three most pressing challenges you face in your job right now? Download PDF here.   (more…)

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