Strengthening the educator pipeline takes shared responsibility

By Suzanne Bouffard
December 2020
Vol. 41, No. 6
As I read through the articles in this issue about building the educator pipeline, the theme that stands out is shared responsibility. Many of the authors go beyond the concept of collaboration — an important and ever-present theme in professional learning — to a deeper notion of collective commitment. Shared responsibility means more than each of us doing our own part; it means that I’m invested in your part, too. The need for shared responsibility has been on my mind a lot lately. In the current historical moment, our only real hope of surviving and thriving is caring about one another and for one another, and not just in an abstract way. The coronavirus pandemic requires us to assume responsibility for each other’s well-being to

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Suzanne is the content editor for The Learning Professional, Learning Forward’s magazine. She oversees the magazine’s direction, themes, and contributors. She also contributes to strategy and content for other Learning Forward publications and resources.

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