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Learning Forward webinars feature leaders in the field discussing the key topics affecting today's educators. Gain insight from authors, researchers, and practitioners on topics including data-driven professional learning, implementing change, assessing the impact of professional learning, and much more.

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Upcoming webinars

Coaching with students at the center: The what, why, and how of coaching for student engagement

January 28, 2020, 1 – 2:00 P.M. Eastern Coaching expert Jim Knight will lead an interactive discussion about why and how coaches’ work with teachers should address student engagement. Students who are engaged are more likely to come to class, learn, and ultimately stay in school. The webinar will cover how to measure and improve…

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Coaching prevalence and support: Findings from a national survey

February 11, 2020, 3 – 4:00 p.m. Eastern Join Learning Forward and Digital Promise to discuss the results and implications of a national survey about coaching. Find out what more than 1,200 respondents said about coaching workloads, supports and using technology. Please come ready with questions and energy to discuss your own reflections and experiences!…

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Past webinars

Building a Case for Connecting High-Quality Curricula and Team-Based Professional Learning

June 5, 2019

Frederick Brown and Tracy Crow of Learning Forward, Sandra Alberti of Student Achievement Partners, and Linda McMillan from the District of Columbia Public Schools discuss the latest research confirming the importance of high-quality curriculum and instructional materials to impact equitable outcomes for students. Download this webinar as an MP3 to listen on your favorite device…

Effective Coaching for School Improvement with Joellen Killion

May 14, 2019

Anthony Armstrong and Joellen Killion of Learning Forward, Sophia Thwaites of PCG Education, and Christine Lucas and Joseph Cahill of Fort Bend ISD explain how the Effective Coaching to Strengthen Instruction online course addresses the need for professional learning that is designed specifically for coaches, which is lacking in many districts nationwide. Download slides.

Documenting your Professional Learning Story: Showing the Impact of Professional Learning

March 20, 2019

Elizabeth Foster and Melinda George of Learning Forward, Jon Bernstein of Bernstein Strategy Group, Sue Renehan of Learning Forward New England, Barbara Patterson Oden of Learning Forward Virginia, and Judy Newhouse of Learning Forward Virginia describe their experiences and learnings from their advocacy visit to Washington, D.C. Download slides.