They Do The Right Thing For Students

By Tracy Crow
April 2018
Vol. 39 No. 2
When we consider how to launch high-quality professional learning effectively, Learning Forward has plenty of advice for logical steps to take, and you’ll find just that in Stephanie Hirsh’s column on p. 8. We know the importance of considering change management processes and assessing educators’ readiness for change. We’re convinced that it is critical to have a vision for what professional learning is intended to accomplish and who will be responsible for planning, supporting, implementing, and evaluating the learning. And we also know that sometimes educators don’t kick off professional learning in a prescribed fashion, and yet it still helps teachers grow and improve. In this issue of The Learning Professional, we’re excited to feature several practitioners who shared their “great starts”: the launch of

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Tracy Crow ( is director of communications at Learning Forward.

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