Looking at the work ahead: Priorities for Learning Forward

By Frederick Brown | July 1, 2022

Today marks my first day as Learning Forward’s President and CEO. I’m honored to serve in this role and fully recognize the importance of this position as we collectively work as an organization and as a field to achieve equitable and excellent outcomes for all students. Today also marks the beginning of our Independence Day […]

Inspiration to lean into the important work of professional learning

By Melinda George | February 9, 2022

“It is critical that every educator has access to high-quality professional learning opportunities and resources like those from Learning Forward.” – U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona, Learning Forward 2021 Annual Conference, December 7, 2021 The events of the last two years have been daunting. Everyone has had to dig deep to find the courage, […]

Learning Forward CEO | President Denise Glyn Borders Will Retire in June 2022

By Learning Forward | February 4, 2022

Dallas, TX – February 5, 2022 Contact: Joel Reynolds ( Today the Learning Forward Board of Trustees shared the following statement upon the retirement of Denise Glyn Borders: It is with deep gratitude for her service that the Learning Forward Board of Trustees has accepted notice from Dr. Denise Glyn Borders that she will be […]

Thank you, teachers! From the Learning Forward community

By Ariel Durham | May 2, 2021

Our community of education leaders knows firsthand about teachers’ relentless dedication to students this year. Thus, we invited members of our community to celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week with us by contributing to our Thank you, teachers video. (See below.) In this video, you will see educators representing various districts nationwide acknowledging the tenacity, strength, and […]

American Recovery Act passed by the U.S. Senate

By Melinda George | March 10, 2021

As of this writing, the American Recovery Act has been passed by the U.S. Senate and it is on its way to the House to be passed as revised by the Senate and then it will go to President Joe Biden to be signed into law. It is expected that this will happen before the […]

Congrats to Secretary Cardona

By Learning Forward | March 5, 2021

This week Learning Forward was excited to send the welcome letter below to the new Secretary of Education, Miguel Cardona, in partnership with Learning Forward Connecticut. We look forward to more opportunities to connect with the new Secretary and his staff to offer our support in ensuring high-quality professional learning plays a critical role in […]

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