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Learning Forward Standards for Professional Learning

Newly revised Standards for Professional Learning offer educators the latest knowledge and insights to design, implement, and sustain high-quality professional learning.

Standards lead to environments in which educators and students have equitable access to powerful learning.  This website is loaded with information and tools to power your work to establish, refine, and evaluate professional learning. 

Learning Forward National

Our organization, Learning Forward Texas, is a state affiliate of Learning Forward National.  

Learning Forward National Mission:  Learning Forward National shows you how to plan, implement, and measure high-quality professional learning so you and your team can achieve success with your system, your school, and your students.


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Learning Forward National Webinars

Learning Forward National webinars feature leaders in the field discussing the key topics affecting today's educators. Gain insight from authors, researchers, and practitioners on topics including data-driven professional learning, implementing change, assessing the impact of professional learning, and much more.

Live webinars are always free for National members. Learning Forward National members also get access to our on-demand library of webinars, including access to the associated resources & tools. ​

Vision, Mission, & Beliefs

  • Equity and excellence in teaching and learning.

  • Learning Forward builds the capacity of leaders to establish and sustain highly effective professional learning.

  • Professional learning that improves educator effectiveness is fundamental to student learning.

  • All educators have an obligation to improve their practice.

  • More students achieve when educators assume collective responsibility for student learning.

  • Successful leaders create and sustain a culture of learning.

  • Effective school systems commit to continuous improvement for all adults and students.

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