Learning Forward launches standards revision

By Learning Forward
April 2020
Vol 41, No. 2
In last year’s survey of Learning Forward members, 94% of respondents indicated that the Standards for Professional Learning are “very important” or “important” to their work. The standards outline the conditions for and characteristics of professional learning that change educator knowledge, skills, and practices, leading to improved teaching and learning for all students. With the standards last updated in 2011, the time has come to launch the standards revision process. As Hayes Mizell, Shirley Hord, Joellen Killion, and Stephanie Hirsh wrote in the introduction to the most recent edition, “The standards are never finished, and Learning Forward’s quest for efficiency and effectiveness never ends” (Learning Forward, 2011, p. 17). Learning Forward anticipates a process that spans more than two years and includes an update to

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Learning Forward. (2011). Standards for Professional Learning. Learning Forward.

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