New teachers have unique professional learning needs and challenges. When leaders address those needs, they start teachers on a path of ongoing career development. This issue examines how to build systems of support that provide new teachers what they need for their first years in the classroom and well beyond.
This issue celebrates the 2022 revision of Standards for Professional Learning. It explains how and why the standards have been updated, provides examples of how educators at all levels are applying them to improve their work, and shares tools for implementing standards in your own context.
This issue celebrates the many ways coaches are helping schools thrive in challenging times, and highlights how leaders, colleagues, and learning opportunities can support their growth and success.
Collaboration and trust are essential to high-quality professional learning, so what happens when schools are mired in political and ideological tensions? This issue examines how to bridge divides and build community so all students can thrive.
Job-embedded coaching provides the support that many principals lack.
Efforts to recruit and retain educators of color are paying off in Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools.
A tool for listening deeply and centering diverse perspectives in decisions and policies.
Targeted learning can build leaders’ knowledge in content they haven’t taught.