New online courses

By Learning Forward
December 2022

Learning Forward’s online learning platform brings participants together to meet virtually for live, facilitated sessions, asynchronous learning experiences, and group collaboration. For more information and to register, visit

Essential Strategies for Sustained Educator Wellness

In this 15-hour, four-week facilitated course, Laura Lee Summers provides strategies to help you focus on your own well-being and the well-being of those you support to minimize stress and avoid burnout for yourself, your colleagues, and your students. Through video lessons, self-selected wellness activities, reflective discussions, and one-on-one support, you will develop an actionable self-care plan for personal wellness that transfers to school, team, and community. Begins Jan. 16, 2023.

Introduction to Standards for Professional Learning

This three-session online course gives educators an overview of the revised standards and the key frames that describe the essential content of adult learning, process elements of professional learning, and aspects of the professional learning context, structures, and cultures that undergird high-quality professional learning. Begins Jan. 23, 2023.

Powerful Practice for Professional Learning

As you plan professional learning, make sure that you’re providing educators with targeted, highly engaging professional learning that develops their capacity to implement new learning in their schools and classrooms. In this course, professional learning leaders and administrators will implement a professional learning framework, grounded in Standards for Professional Learning, that promotes high levels of learning and retention and increases adult learners’ capacity and desire to implement new learning. Begins Jan. 26, 2023.

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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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