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BEING FORWARD

When we stop learning, we stop teaching

By Mark Elgart
April 2021
Why has professional learning been important to you throughout your career? One of my first revelations when I started teaching was that my preparation to teach did not adequately prepare me for all the realities and complexities to be an effective teacher. I made a commitment in my first year of teaching that I still maintain today: I must always engage in my own learning. I continue today to participate in formal learning through the Harvard Business School and other offerings. In leading an improvement organization, I believe that learning is a continuous improvement process. What is one memorable professional learning experience that shaped your work as an educational leader? When I was a beginning principal, I attended a seminar at Amherst College focused on

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