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Nov 14, 2014, 12:54 ET

Vertical Dual Language Team from Tombaugh Elementary School Receives Learning Forward's Shirley Hord Learning Team Award

 Learning Forward and Corwin announce the K-1st vertical dual language learning team at Tombaugh Elementary School in Las Cruces, New Mexico,...

Aug 07, 2014, 10:45 ET

Learning Forward Releases Book Based on School Improvement Work in Fort Wayne Community Schools

Learning Forward, the nation's largest professional learning membership association, is pleased to join Fort Wayne Community Schools (FWCS) in...

May 06, 2014, 09:00 ET

Learning Forward Launches Free, Online Learning Guide to Enrich Principal Preparation Programs

Learning Forward, the nation's largest professional learning membership association, today launched The Principal Story Learning Guide, a free...

Dec 19, 2013, 13:14 ET

New Officers and Board Members Lead Learning Forward

 Julie Blaine, executive director of the Central Regional Professional Development Center at the University of Central Missouri, began her term...

Jul 02, 2013, 01:00 ET

Learning Forward Releases New Guide to Help State and District Leaders Evaluate Professional Learning Investments

Learning Forward announces the release of a new workbook aimed at helping state education agencies and school system leaders make informed, bold...

Jun 27, 2013, 11:49 ET

Learning Forward Announces Release of Meet the Promise of Content Standards: The Role of Comprehensive Induction

In a new brief, Learning Forward examines how states, districts and schools can use a more comprehensive educator induction process to build the...

May 22, 2013, 00:01 ET

Learning Forward Report Urges State Leaders To "Seize the Moment," Establish Coherent State Professional Learning Systems for Common Core

State education leaders should take the lead in efforts to create more coherent, comprehensive, and sustained statewide professional learning...

Mar 06, 2013, 12:26 ET

Learning Forward Announces Release of School-Based Professional Learning for Implementing the Common Core

Learning Forward announces the release of School-Based Professional Learning for Implementing the Common Core, a set of four web-based professional...

Feb 21, 2013, 10:13 ET

Statement by Stephanie Hirsh, Executive Director of Learning Forward, on the MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Challenges for School Leadership

Today's release of the MetLife Survey of the American Teacher: Challenges for School Leadership provides valuable information about teacher and...

Jan 21, 2013, 14:56 ET

Learning Forward Announces Release of Professional Learning Policy Review: A Workbook for States and Districts

Learning Forward announces the release of Professional Learning Policy Review: A Workbook for States and Districts. The workbook is the latest...

Jan 18, 2013, 12:45 ET

Learning Forward Announces New Project Aimed to Support Educators Implementing Common Core State Standards

Learning Forward is proud to announce a new initiative, Transforming Professional Learning to Prepare College- and Career-Ready...

Dec 18, 2012, 09:35 ET

Learning Forward Announces Release of Meet the Promise of Content Standards: The Principal

Learning Forward announces the release of Meet the Promise of Content Standards: The Principal, a brief that identifies the principal's critical...

Dec 06, 2012, 15:37 ET

Learning Forward Announces Release of Standards Into Practice: School-based Roles

Learning Forward announces the release of Standards Into Practice: School-based Roles, the first volume of a series that highlights Innovation...

Mar 07, 2012, 11:00 ET

Teachers, Parents, Students Outline Clear Challenges for Professional Learning

New data indicate that teacher satisfaction is at its lowest point in more than 20 years, signifying a greater need for professional learning that...

Feb 22, 2012, 15:40 ET

Learning School Alliance Set to Help States Meet NCLB Waiver Provisions

Learning School Alliance Set to Help States Meet NCLB Waiver Provisions Secretary of Education Provides Criteria for NCLB Waivers In a...

Jan 23, 2012, 14:31 ET

Learning Forward Receives $1 Million Grant to Develop Professional Learning Tools for Common Core State Standards

Grant Will Help to Increase High School Graduation Rates through State and District Staff Professional Learning, Implementing...

Dec 15, 2011, 09:00 ET

New Officers and Board Members at Learning Forward

Kenneth Salim, Senior Director of the Chief Academic Office at Boston Public Schools, began his term as president of Learning Forward at the...

Dec 06, 2011, 11:45 ET

Learning Forward Announces 2011 Award Winners

 Learning Forward presented its prestigious awards at its 2011 Annual Conference in Anaheim, Calif. Learning Forward's annual awards program...

Nov 03, 2011, 13:29 ET

Learning Forward Selects Kentucky to Develop Professional Development System to Support Teachers Implementing Common Core State Standards

  Georgia, Illinois, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington Selected as "Critical Friends" Who Will Review and Contribute to...

Aug 23, 2011, 12:55 ET

Sandler Foundation Supports Professional Learning for Higher Levels of Learning for All Students through Implementation of Common Core State Standards and Readiness for New Assessments

Learning Forward has received a $500,000 grant from Sandler Foundation to launch Transforming Professional Learning to Prepare College- and...