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April 2021

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Virtual         June 15-16           8:00am-1:00pm

Early Bird Pricing- $249 April 5 - April 22

Regular Pricing- $289 April 23 - June 11


First 200 registrants will receive a LFTX t-Shirt!


Learning Losses and Learning Gains: Focus on Balance and Equity to Re-imagine Instruction Moving Forward

By Romain Bertrand

Every day, I meet with school leaders from all around the country, and one of the first things on their mind this spring is how to help students process and cope with an array of losses this year of Pandemic Learning has created for them.  Read More …..

Regional Affiliate News

What are Regional Affiliates?

All Learning Forward Texas affiliates meet regularly to discuss topics that are relevant to their context and leadership responsibility is shared among participants. Because meetings are virtual, all educators, regardless of your region, are invited to participate in any Affiliate meeting.

LFSETX - For districts in the Houston area including ESC Regions 4, 5 and 6. April 27 from 10:00 - 11:00 am. Visit the
LFSETX website to learn more. The topic will be District Showcase: Leadership Development Track/Programs, register here.

LFNTX- For districts in North Texas including ESC Regions 10, 11 and 12 - May 14 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. The meeting will be hosted by Richardson ISD.  Visit the LFNTX website for more information.

LFWTX -  For districts in West Texas including ESC Regions 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18. West Texas Learning Forward had the final meeting of the year on April 14.  Thanks to everyone who participated. 

Board Member Spotlight
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Learning Forward Texas Board of Directors voted for two new board members during their March board meeting. This is a tough decision because there are so many  well-qualified applicants and this year was no exception.  The new members are Gaya Jefferson from the Richardson ISD and Valerie Minor from Keller ISD.   Read more …...

LFTX Resources

Learning Forward Texas is constantly curating resources just for you! Here are some we hope you’ll find helpful:

Free tool! Honoring voice and choice The free tool linked here is one resource for school leaders to use as they fulfill their role in designing professional learning in their buildings. “Honoring voice and choice” outlines a process to support teachers in creating aligned learning plans for themselves. This is from The Learning Principal by written Kay Psencik, Frederick Brown, and Stephanie Hirsh.

Buy the book today in the Learning Forward bookstore.

Virtual professional learning is here to stay. Here’s how to make it stick. Read this blog post by Kendall Zoller
Learning Forward is pleased to sponsor the Equity Thought Leader Podcast Series from myPD Unplugged, a production of the office of curriculum, instruction, and professional development at Long Beach Unified School District. Visit myPD Unplugged each week to see the latest release.

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