We must never stop learning from each other

By Learning Forward
April 2020
Vol 41, No. 2
Q: How did you first become involved with Learning Forward? A: I have been an educator for 40 years and have been associated with Learning Forward for much of that time. My mum was a teacher and encouraged me to accept that calling. As a young teacher, I joined Learning Forward’s predecessor, the National Staff Development Council, because of the excellent journal publications. As I moved into university teaching and then a district staff development role, I benefited from the other resources as well, including learning tools, insights from educational leaders, and network connections, both locally through the British Columbia affiliate and nationally and internationally. I continued my involvement as I completed my doctorate and took on leadership roles, eventually becoming superintendent in Vancouver. I was

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Steve Cardwell

Steve Cardwell is president of Learning Forward’s board of trustees and vice president of students at Kwantlen Polytechnic University in British Columbia.

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Learning Forward is the only professional association devoted exclusively to those who work in educator professional development. We help our members plan, implement, and measure high-quality professional learning so they can achieve success with their systems, schools, and students.

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