About Learning Forward

Learning Forward shows you how to plan, implement, and measure high-quality professional learning so you and your team can achieve success with your system, your school, and your students.

We are the only professional association devoted exclusively to those who work in educator professional development. We help our members leverage the power of professional learning to affect positive and lasting change.

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Our Purpose, Beliefs and Priorities

Learn about our vision and organizational beliefs, and strategic priorities that drive our work.

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Professional Learning Definition

Learning Forward has created a formal definition of professional development for use in the reauthorized version of NCLB.

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What members are saying

The Learning Forward Academy is a safe learning community where we can challenge thinking, test hypothesis and grow in our own understanding of adult learning.

— Carlos Leal

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Take the first step toward professional transformation. Become a member today!