Comprehensive Planning

A professional learning plan is the navigation system for comprehensive professional learning. Learning Forward supports systems that want to establish short- and long-term plans that build capacity and support for professional learning. Our plans guide the design, implementation and evaluation of professional learning; create buy-in from leaders at all levels; and facilitate individual, school, and system improvement.

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What We Do

We convene a team of key stakeholders in your system to develop a professional learning plan focused on 22 essential components, including:

A systemwide vision, mission, and beliefs for professional learning

Professional learning governance, roles, and responsibilities

A vision for using student, educator, and system data to guide decision making

Ensuring time and resources for collaborative professional learning

Mentoring and induction

Evaluation of professional learning

Our Work

Developing a Comprehensive Professional Learning System

The Comprehensive Professional Learning System: A Workbook for States and Districts guides teams through the process of developing a comprehensive…

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Becoming A Learning System

This book offers district leaders a framework to guide daily decisions that promote continuous improvement.

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Inquire

Fill out our web form and let us know a little about your system and your needs for a comprehensive professional learning plan.

Connect

We’ll connect you with one of our consultants to talk about how we develop comprehensive plans and how we can support you.

Engage

We’ll work with a professional learning task force on site and virtually and will support you build support for and develop a comprehensive plan.

Comprehensive Planning Team

Ann Delehant

Webster, New York

Ann Delehant is a senior consultant for Learning Forward. She is an experienced facilitator, learning leader and agent of systemwide…

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Cindy Harrison

Morrison, Colorado

Cindy Harrison is an international education consultant in instructional coaching, leadership, organizational change, and professional learning. She consults with school…

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Jacqueline Kennedy

Arlington, Texas

Jacqueline Kennedy is executive director of Teaching and Learning at the Arlington Independent School District in Arlington, Texas. In her…

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Nick Morgan

Boston, Massachusetts

Nick Morgan serves Learning Forward as a senior consultant, where his responsibilities focus on networked communities and other strategic initiatives….

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