Upcoming events, resources, and information to support leaders of professional development.
2022 Conference Highlights
Learning, Collaborating, and Celebrating, while having fun!
The 2022 Learning Forward Texas Annual Conference has come and gone. The almost 400 participants, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors showed you were ready to be back in-person learning together. The new schedule, features, swag, and snacks were hugely successful! We hope you will mark your calendar for June 19 - 21, 2023 and invite your friends to attend! Enjoy the short video with pictures from the conference.
Thank You to our Silver Sponsors
Summer Reading: Collaborative Circle
Enjoy a complimentary copy of Collaborative Circle, the flagship publication of the nonprofit Center for the Collaborative Classroom. Articles include:
Supporting English Learners in the Classroom: An Interview with Professor Marco Bravo
Inclusive, Authentic Children's Literature: Ten Best Practices for Educators
Coaching—Anytime, from Anywhere—Empowers Teachers
The Power of Moments in Schools:Design Defining Moments to Inspire and Sustain Your School All Year
As education leaders, we can boost our learning organization’s collective mood, strengthen school culture, and build teacher resilience by intentionally and strategically creating peak experiences for members of our school community. Learn how to design defining moments that will upgrade the experience of school for your teachers and students.
The Learning Forward Texas Regional Affiliates are taking a break from regular meetings during the summer. Check back in August for news and meeting dates for the 2022 - 2023 school year. More information about Regional Affiliates!
Mark your calendars!
LFNTX September 23, 2022 Region 11 ESC, Fort Worth
Central Texas Kick-off!
LFCTX September 16, 2022, Northside ISD, San Antonio
New Teacher Starter Kit - Tech and Learning - This new teacher starter kit offers tips, advice, and edtech resources for educators beginning their careers
Keys to Successful Professional Learning - Edutopia - For professional learning to work, it must be relevant, timely, personalized, flexible, multimodal, and socially connected.
IC Maps Paint a Picture of Standards in Action - The Learning Professional - Innovation Configuration maps help educators take concrete steps to implement standards.
In Professional Learning for Coaches, One Size Doesn’t Fit All - The Learning Professional - In this article Kathyrn Murrow and Betsy Leis explain why professional support should be differentiated to coaches’ roles and experience levels, and share how their Florida district is doing just that.
2022- 2023 Professional Learning
Have you planned your 2022 - 2023 Professional Learning Calendar?
Does it include Cultivating Leadership?
Let's fix that! We have dates available for this fall.
Cultivating Leadership is essential for anyone new to a leadership position. Learn more about emotional intelligence, agenda building, difficult conversations, and much, much more.
"Today's session was amazing-- informative, interactive, and inspirational"
Contact Lisa Ham, Executive Director,
to discuss the benefits of Tips and Tools workshops
firstname.lastname@example.org 512-266-3086 ext. 1
News from Learning Forward
Early Bird Pricing Extended through July 28, 2022