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Excellent Teaching and Learning Every Day

The Learning Professional, June 2017

Principal Learning: New strategies on how to shape learning leaders!

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Summer Institutes, July 20-23

Join us in beautiful Denver, Colorado, for this year's Summer Institutes. Take a deep dive into professional learning topics at all levels.

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Early Bird discount ends soon

Join us in Orlando for THE conference on advancing educator professional learning. Register by June 30 to get early-bird pricing.

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Coaches Academy

Give your coaches the knowledge and skills they need to excel with one of our coaching experts at your location.

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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

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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
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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.

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Key Dates

  • Syracuse district focuses on personalized learning and classroom support

    June 21, 2017
    A new approach to professional learning in New York's Syracuse City School District aims to ensure teacher practices are helping students meet district performance goals. Read more from authors Michelle Bowman King and Linda Jacobson.
  • Join the Title II Day of Action

    June 13, 2017
    Speak up for educators tomorrow -- Wednesday, June 14 -- by writing members of Congress, using social media, and picking up the phone to request full funding for Title IIA.

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Join the Conversation

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.

Connect with Colleagues

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.