Remembering Shirley Hord

By Learning Forward
December 2019
Vol. 40, No. 6
It is with sadness that we report that our friend and colleague, Shirley Hord, died in October at the age of 90. Hord was known to many as a prolific writer, scholar, and researcher, and she had an immeasurable impact on Learning Forward and the field of professional learning. Hord spent much of her career associated with the University of Texas and the Southwest Education Development Laboratory (SEDL). Her work focused on implementing change in schools, professional learning communities, professionalization, and professional development standards. She was involved with Learning Forward for nearly 30 years, as a lead faculty member for the second graduating class of the Academy, as the research advisor on several editions of the Standards for Professional Learning, overseeing the development of the Standards

Read the remaining content with membership access. Join or log in below to continue.

Sed ut perspiciatis unde omnis iste natus error sit voluptatem accusantium doloremque laudantium, totam rem aperiam, eaque ipsa quae ab illo inventore veritatis et quasi architecto beatae vitae dicta sunt explicabo. Nemo enim ipsam voluptatem quia voluptas sit aspernatur aut odit aut fugit, sed quia consequuntur magni dolores eos qui ratione voluptatem sequi nesciunt. Neque porro quisquam est, qui dolorem ipsum quia dolor sit amet, consectetur, adipisci velit, sed quia non numquam eius modi tempora incidunt ut labore et dolore magnam aliquam quaerat voluptatem.

Log In

The Learning Professional

Published Date


Recent Issues

June 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed school as we know it...

April 2020

Learning professionals challenge themselves to stretch ..

February 2020

Student needs are at the center of strong professional ..

December 2019

Coaching can transform teaching, and therefore student ..