What do Standards for Professional Learning look like in practice?

By Learning Forward
February 2023
In our ongoing efforts to illustrate how Standards for Professional Learning can be implemented in diverse settings, Learning Forward created the following case vignette of a fictional district. This district, like most, faces many challenges, including the theme of this issue of The Learning Professional — supporting educators’ professional paths over time so that they and their students are successful in both the short and long term. The purposes of this vignette are: To envision what professional learning informed by Standards for Professional Learning looks like in a real-world setting; and To consider how standards-based professional learning can address essential school and district challenges.   The vignette shows how Standards for Professional Learning can support schools, districts, and provinces in addressing their student and adult

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