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Elevating Teacher Leadership Amy Colton, Debbie Cooke, and Ann Delehant (Feb. 16, 2017)
Hosted by authors of Learning Forward’s report, A Systemic Approach to Elevating Teacher Leadership,
this webinar provides an overview of a teacher leadership framework that promotes collaborative teaching practices that lead to increased student achievement. This webinar is for leaders or leadership teams interested in initiating, expanding or assessing and revising approaches to teacher leadership within schools or school systems. Learn the benefits of teacher leadership, the four components of a systemic approach to teacher leadership, and the actions schools and systems can take for teacher leadership to be a driver of improved teaching and learning. (Download slides.
) Advancing State Learning Systems Through ESSA Stephanie Hirsh, Melinda George, and Jess Wood (Feb. 14, 2017)
Learning Forward and EducationCounsel showcase how state-level education stakeholders can leverage ESSA to build powerful learning systems for all educators and students. Such systems offer all learners the culture, structures, and supports for continuous improvement. This webinar explores what effective learning systems entail and why they matter; ESSA’s definition of professional development and how ESSA can support learning systems; ideas for using the local ESSA planning process to advance district learning systems; and powerful tools to use in taking next action steps as states develop consolidated plans and support districts. (Download slides.
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Powering Up Your PD!
Laurie Calvert, Kisha Dorch, Audra McPhillips, and Heather Hotchkiss. (Nov. 17) Creating and Sustaining Professional Learning Communities
Stephanie Hirsh (Aug. 25) Leading Districts for College and Career Readiness
Frederick Brown and Nikki Mouton (Aug. 30) Differentiating the Flipped Classroom
Facilitated by Eric Carbaugh & Kristina Doubet (May 5) How Can Supervisors Shape Effective Principals?
Brought to you by Learning Forward, AASA, and The Wallace Foundation (Apr. 26)
PLCs and Coaching: A Powerful Connection
Steve Barkley (Nov. 13)
The Positive Power of Differences
Jane Kise (Nov. 6)
Powerful Designs: Collaborative Analysis of Student Learning
Lois Brown Easton, Amy Colton, & Georgea Langer (Oct. 30)
Powerful Designs: Instructional Rounds
Lois Brown Easton and Lee Teitel (Oct. 23)
Powerful Designs: Social Media in Professional Learning
Lois Brown Easton and Lyn Hilt (Oct. 16)
The Power of Teacher Rounds
Vivian Troen and Katherine Boles (Oct. 9)
The Principal Story Learning Guide
Frederick Brown and Tracy Crow (Oct. 2)
The Five Dimensions of Engaged Teaching
Vivian Elliott and Mark Wilding (Sept. 25)
Using Data in Professional Learning
Thomas Guskey and Patricia Roy (Sept. 18)
Becoming a Learning System
Stephanie Hirsh, Kay Psencik, & Frederick Brown (Sept. 4)
2014 Transforming Professional Learning Webinar Series
Conducting Policy Reviews - Stephanie Hirsh & Tom Manning
Giving and Receiving Feedback - Amy Colton & Victoria Duff
Monitoring Implementation of Professional Learning - Mike Murphy
Powerful Learning Designs - Lois Brown Easton & Terry Morganti-Fisher
Leading Change - M. Rene Islas
Establishing Time for Professional Learning - Stephanie Hirsh
Working with Third-Party Providers - Joellen Killion & Steve Preston (
April 17) Planning Professional Learning - Terry Morganti-Fisher & Linda Munger (
April 10) Comprehensive Prof. Learning Systems - Joellen Killion & Karen Kidwell (