Vice President, Publications

Suzanne is the content editor for The Learning Professional, Learning Forward’s magazine. She oversees the magazine’s direction, themes, and contributors. She also contributes to strategy and content for other Learning Forward publications and resources.

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What do students need? Let’s ask them.

Conversations about students’ needs are at the center of great schools. To determine those needs, we examine performance data, observe teaching practices, synthesize research. But how often do we li

By Suzanne Bouffard        February 01 2020

To put it simply, coaching works

The benefits of instructional coaching have been obvious to educators for decades, but research data now make those benefits measurably clear (Kraft, Blazar, & Hogan, 2018). The impact is particul

By Suzanne Bouffard        December 01 2019

Leaders need to cultivate their own gardens

As we settle into October and the honeymoon period of the new school year wanes, The Learning Professional is taking the opportunity to address stress and resilience — specifically how prof

By Suzanne Bouffard        October 01 2019