The ESSA definition of professional learning is aligned with Learning Forward's Standards for Professional Learning. Explore the connections between the two.
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July 20, 2017
January 05, 2017
How can we signal to the marketplace that we expect all educators to experience only effective professional learning and that we won't accept anything less?
December 07, 2016
Meet the winners of the first Learnies awards and learn how they are working to advance effective professional learning for educators.
October 10, 2014
What are the duties of a central office staff member eager to ensure that all teachers have access to effective professional learning? The Standards for Professional Learning provide practical guidance.
September 15, 2014
Consider how conferences can align with Learning Forward's Standards for Professional Learning to ensure that conference attendance advances attendees' learning goals.
February 17, 2014
Joellen Killion asks, "Which professional learning standards should we address as we plan?" The answer is simple, she says: The standards work as an integrated whole, so it is all or none.
February 10, 2014
Learning Forward hopes that educators find joy in learning. Read how achieving outcomes from aligning adult learning with our Standards for Professional Learning are a path to joy, and then share your own moments of joy with us.
November 07, 2013
As educators at the state level consider whether to adopt the existing Standards for Professional Learning or adapt them, Stephanie Hirsh offers these questions to avoid delaying the important work of changing practice so that student results improve.
October 22, 2013
A recent discussion with the Standards Board Committee in Ohio led to a big "aha" moment linking the seven Standards for Professional Learning with the conditions necessary for effective professional learning.