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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

Stretching Professional Development Dollars

August 30, 2011

Learning Forward Executive Director Stephanie Hirsh facilitates this discussion on how to get the most out of professional learning resources in difficult economic times. Discussion topics include how to assess how dollars are being spent, and strategies for setting priorities for how funds are spent, establishing spending protocols, and abandoning ineffective programs. As you watch…

Components of a Comprehensive Professional Development Plan

August 30, 2011

Learning Forward Director of Strategy and Development Frederick Brown facilitates this discussion designed to assist school and district leaders in assessing current professional learning programs and maximizing the effectiveness of their professional learning initiatives. Discussion includes how to measure your school or district’s professional development programs in relation to Learning Forward’s standards, and focus on…