Standards for Professional Learning


How states embed Standards for Professional Learning

By journeydev | October 31, 2022

Federal, state, and district education leaders increasingly lean on Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning as an essential, evidence-based resource that informs their policy and implementation decisions and helps them […]

Standards for Professional Learning evolve to drive progress

By Gail Paul | September 26, 2022

Learning Forward’s revised Standards for Professional Learning are resonating with educators and leaders eager to learn more about them. Learning sessions conducted during standards launch week in April 2022 and […]

What professional learning leaders can learn from Disney

1By Frederick Brown | September 19, 2022

I recently had the wonderful experience of enjoying the Disney World parks with members of my extended family who span a 70-year age range. As we averaged about 20,000 steps […]

Leaders voice how revised professional learning standards are transformative

By Gail Paul | June 22, 2022

In 1994, National Staff Development Council (which later became Learning Forward) developed and released an industry-leading set of research-based recommendations to standardize professional development, establishing a playbook for educators around […]

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A principal learning community grounded in the Standards for Professional Learning

1By Ann Marie Appolloni | November 9, 2021

Powerful school leadership is critical for schools to be successful. Effective principals ensure that great teaching and learning is in place for all students – a complex undertaking with many […]

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New report connects relicensure to real learning for educators

1By Frederick Brown | August 30, 2018

I’d like to send a shout-out to New America and authors Melissa Tooley and Taylor White for their recently released report, Rethinking Relicensure: Promoting Professional Learning Through Teacher Licensure Renewal […]

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