Stephanie Hirsh recently visited several schools in Delaware to see first-hand the impact of the state's redesigned professional learning system.
School systems that prioritize coherence are more likely to achieve their goals for students.
It's important that professional learning leaders continue to find ways to document success and tie it to teacher excellence and student achievement.
When teams of teachers are given time to research best practices, observe other teachers, and reflect on what they've learned, they grow professionally.
A comprehensive learning system is essential to supporting the kinds of professional learning that change practices and improve results. A new report from ERS helps make the case.
Reflecting on their time as school principals, two district leaders realize how little they understood about leading change.
Let stakeholders and policymakers know how Title II funds have made a positive difference for students.
The California district is learning lessons that can be useful to other districts working to make professional learning more responsive to teachers' needs.
Follow these resolutions to improve the strength of your professional learning community.
Friendswood (Texas) ISD works to create a districtwide plan of action to ensure all leaders and schools are engaged in effective professional learning.