PLCs don't have to happen within the school walls, nor only with those on your campus.

Many educators have latched on to social media as a way to share information with colleagues, parents and community members. But becoming truly connected means much greater engagement—using social media to find and share resources, glean advice on tough dilemmas and build professional learning commu...

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Thank you to Bossier Parish Instructional Coaches for a great day of learning together.

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We are excited to begin our partnership with Bossier Parish this week. Over the course of this school year, their Academic Coaches will participate in our revised Coaching Academy led by Executive Board member Danielle Babineaux. The Academy focuses on applying Jim Knight's Partnership Approach along with using Standards for Professional Learning to better support classroom teachers in improving student results.

Last day to register for our free webinar, Taste of Fierce Conversations. Space is limited, so register now at:

In this one hour and 30 minute session, a sample of the foundation and confrontation modules will be covered. Healthy relationships include both confrontation and appreciation. The key is building skill to confront and address issues without laying judgment or blame.

Space is limited at both of these events so register today!

Thursday, December 4th from 9:00-10:30 Join fellow Louisiana education leaders for a free webinar to introduce you to Fierce...

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The book, Switch by Chip and Dan Heath is a key resource for our session, Effective Change and Communication. Register today at

Some big changes, like getting married, come joyfully. Other small changes, like losing 10 pounds, can be excruciating. Why? And how can we make difficult changes a little bit easier?

Due to several special requests, we have opened our six Lead Leader professional learning sessions for individual registration. Register today for our October 6 and 7 event on Effective Change and Communication.

Experience the Lead Learner professional learning series with a smaller commitment. The goal of Lead Learner is to provide today's educational leaders with the mindset, skillset and toolset to be highly effective lifelong leaders and learners. It all starts with identifying crucial changes, planning…

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Learning Forward Louisiana, affiliate of Learning Forward, is devoted to professional learning for educators in Louisiana.

2-day professional learning event as part of our Lead Learner Professional Learning Series

Oct 6, 2014 - Oct 7, 2014Lafayette, LA

How would you apply these three tips on intentionality to your school or classroom?

August 20th, 2014 by Stacey in Fierce Conversations Intention is defined as a determination to act in a certain way.

Four great things to reflect on, plan for and implement in your school or district. What caught your eye?

Transformational teachers create experiences in their classrooms, melding the art and science of any subject and making their students care about learning.

Last week to register for Lead Learner at early bird investment price. Got questions? We have answers about lead learner. Message us for quick response.

Learning Forward Louisiana (formerly Louisiana Staff Development Council) recognizes that leading in a school or district involves...

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Parents, looking for simple ways to get involved? Our BIG list of articles, videos, & more:

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