Excellent Teaching and Learning Every Day

THE conference for educator learning

Gain strategies and tools for strengthening learning systems and building capacity at all levels.

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Our book sale has you covered this back-to-school season with savings on ALL of our books. Use code: BACK2SCHOOL

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The Learning Professional

The Learning Professional, August 2017

Rethinking early education: professional learning from pre-K to 2nd grade

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A Systemic Approach to Elevating Teacher Leadership

Our latest report explores the benefits of teacher leadership, and provides a framework for schools and systems to make teacher leadership a driver of improved teaching and learning. Download the report.

Teacher Leadership webinar  •  Teacher agency report  • Research & reports


See exemplary principals in action

The video series School Leadership in Action: Principal Practices features exemplary principals in varied school settings nationwide, who bring to life and reinforce the key practices of effective principals. Watch the videos.

  The Principal Story • Becoming a Learning School  •  JSD

Learn from high-performing systems

Beyond PD: Teacher Professional Learning in High-Performing Systems, examines teacher professional learning practices and identifies common patterns across four high-performing school systems. Read the report.

Becoming a Learning System  •  Redesign PD  •  Blog

Read the "Designing Professional Learning" report

Whether you're developing professional learning from scratch or enhancing an existing program this report provides detailed guidance on how to configure and evaluate learning models. Published by Learning Forward and AITSL.
Read the report.

Knowledge Briefs  •  Standards Facilitator Guide  •  More

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Using ESSA to advance professional learning

How can states leverage professional learning as an essential tool in overcoming systemic inequities and guaranteeing excellence for all? Our toolkits and resources help you advance learning through ESSA.
Check out our ESSA toolkits.

PD Definition in ESSA  •  Agents for Learning competitionMore

Key Dates

  • The Real Power of Collaboration

    September 21, 2017
    Keri Launius, executive director of professional learning and staff development at Galveston ISD in Texas shares how true community is not just establishing capacity in ourselves but becoming a network of educators.
  • Honesty takes time, but it's worth it

    September 14, 2017
    Honest assessment of teacher and principal practice has to be informed by a clear understanding of what it is we are measuring.

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Be part of an online community of learners dedicated to continuous improvement and sharing best practices. Join the discussion and develop solutions to the issues facing today’s educators.

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Join a worldwide learning network committed to ensuring every student experiences great teaching every day. Connect with colleagues from your own back yard and around the world on the Learning Exchange.