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2021 Outstanding Professional Learning Awards Application

 

Learning Forward Texas recognizes groups that use high-quality professional learning to impact student achievement with annual awards. This year applications will be accepted for work from one of four categories; District, Campus, District-level Team, and Campus-level Team. ​The Learning Forward Texas Board of Directors will select up to two awards from all the applications received.

Application is closed.       

                                 

This award will honor an exemplary campus, team, or district professional learning programs, which are results-driven and designed to impact student achievement.  The award winners will be presented at TASA Midwinter and recognized at the Learning Forward Texas Annual Conference. Learning Forward Texas will include excerpts from the application on the Learning Forward Texas website. This award is available to Learning Forward Texas members only.

 

Applicants must:

  • Complete the online awards application form with a description of a project or accomplishments by a district, campus, or team including examples of continuous learning, and relate how the work has impacted your students and staff.  

  • Include a recommendation letter from a supervisor or principal. 

  • Artifacts demonstrating evidence of impact and implementation of the Learning Forward Professional Learning Standards are recommended and will enhance the application and can be uploaded or linked to a webpage in the application. 

 

The online application must be completed and submitted. 

If you have questions about the application process, please contact Deb Tanton, dtanton@learningforwardtexas.org. 

2020 Learning Forward Texas Professional Learning Award Winners

       Team Excellence in Professional Learning Award Campus                                Excellence in Professional Learning Award 
       Buffie Johnson, Wedgewood Elementary in Clear Creek ISD                           Shannon Terry, Professional & Digital Learning Team Dallas ISD

       

        District Excellence in Professional Learning Award                                            Campus Excellence in Professional Learning Award                                    Frisco ISD  Professional Development Sherri Wakeland                                    Buffie Johnson and Wedgewood Elementary in Clear Creek ISD 

   

2019 Learning Forward Texas Professional Learning Award Winners

 

       Team Excellence in Professional Learning Award                                                  Campus Excellence in Professional Learning Award 

       Ashley Murray, Johanna Ullrich, and Marlie Shepperd                                          Vanessa Stuart and Degan Elementary in Lewisville ISD 

       of Huntsville Intermediate     

       District Excellence in Professional Learning Award

       Keller ISD Professional Development  Jennifer Love, Sarra Smith and Kristie Herrald)

       Plano ISD Professional Learning (Ashley Helms, Edna Phythian, Marcus Miller and Michelle Ribeiro)

 

2018 Learning Forward Texas Professional Learning Award Winners

 

          Team Excellence in Professional Learning Award Campus                               Excellence in Professional Learning Award 
          Shea Stanfield-McGarrah and Hurst-Euless-Bedford ISD                                 Garry Gorman and Westlawn Elementary Staff in Prosper ISD

 

          Superintendent Excellence in Professional Learning Award                            District Excellence in Professional Learning Award

          Dr. DeAnn Powell in Irving ISD                                                                           Shannon Terry from Arlington ISD 

2017 Learning Forward Texas Professional Learning Award Winners

             Team Excellence in Professional Learning Award                                               Campus Excellence in Professional Learning Award 
             Barry Fox and Marcus Miller in Arlington ISD                                                     Garry Gorman and Baker Elementary in Prosper ISD 

             Superintendent Excellence in Professional Learning Award                              District Excellence in Professional Learning Award

             Dr. Brian T. Woods in Northside ISD, San Antonio                                              Chris Summers and Conrado Garcia from West Oso ISD 

 

2016 Learning Forward Texas Professional Learning Award Winners

             Superintendent Excellence in Professional Learning Award                             Campus Excellence in Professional Learning Award

             Holly Hughes, Superintendent of Clear Creek ISD                                             Denton High School and Principal Dan Ford 

             District Excellence in Professional Learning Award

             Allen ISD and Lisa Casto 

 

2015 Learning Forward Texas Professional Learning Award Winners

            District Excellence in Professional Learning Award

            Mesquite ISD 

2013 Learning Forward Texas Professional Learning Award Winners

            Superintendent Excellence in Professional Learning Award                                 Campus Excellence in Professional Learning Award 

            Steve Chapman, Superintendent of H.E.B. ISD                                                      McWhirter Elementary Professional Development

                                                                                                                                                 Laboratory School Clear Creek ISD

            District Excellence in Professional Learning Award

            Eanes Independent School District

Lifetime Achievement Award 

 

2012 - Kathy Kee

2017 - Jody Westbrook-Bergman

                      

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