Awardees' Grant Projects Demonstrate Foundation's Impact

By Heather Lageman
April 2018
Vol. 39 No. 2
Built on the belief that we need to support more people in the profession, the Learning Forward Foundation has been leveraging money, time, and relationships through coaching to transform beliefs and practice in adult learning since it began as the Lynne Chidley Foundation in 1985. Centered around the Standards for Professional Learning and their power to transform educator practice and student learning, the foundation’s impact has a ripple effect across individuals, teams, and organizations. Beginning with the application process and continuing through the selection of awardees, their ongoing reports of progress, and Touchpoint conversations, the Learning Forward Foundation maintains an unwavering focus on the standards and key principles for professional learning.   Touchpoint conversations are the foundation’s method for supporting awardees as they create a

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Acting Chief of Organizational Effectiveness and Executive Director of Leadership & Organizational Development at Baltimore County Public Schools | + posts

Heather Lageman serves as the acting chief of organizational effectiveness and executive director of leadership & organizational development for Baltimore County Public Schools. Prior, she served as the director of curriculum for the Maryland State Department of Education, and managed statewide implementation of the Teacher Induction Program. During Race to the Top, she served as Race to the Top Local Education Agency director for Maryland and managed both programmatic and fiscal aspects of district projects.

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