Frederick Brown

Dallas, Texas

Frederick Brown is Learning Forward’s chief learning officer|deputy. He is the co-designer and facilitator of Learning Forward’s multi-year partnership with Fort Wayne Community Schools, as well as the Learning Leaders for Learning Schools leadership program for principals across Arizona. Prior to joining Learning Forward, Frederick served as a senior program office for the Wallace Foundation, where he guided the work of several major grantees, including the Southern Regional Education Board; the Institute for Learning at the University of Pittsburgh; and the states of Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin, Oregon, Kansas, and New Jersey. He has been an elementary school teacher and principal as well as a middle school assistant principal. He also served as a founding member of the Mathematics and Equity Teams for Ohio’s Project Discovery, a statewide initiative to improve mathematics and science instruction. Frederick is the co-author of Becoming a Learning System.

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Areas of Expertise

System Improvement

Build the capacity of central office leaders to transform your district into a true learning system.

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School Leadership

Develop learning leaders for learning schools.

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Professional Learning Planning

Establish and implement a systemwide vision for learning.

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Customized Services

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Publications & Resources

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Champions of learning: District leaders build skills to boost educator practice

Fort Wayne (Indiana) Community Schools takes a proactive approach to support educators and increase student outcomes through a focus on…

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The Principal Story Learning Guide

The Principal Story Learning Guide is a free web-based resource created for those who prepare and support school principals. In…

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Learning Forward webinars

Join authors and leaders in the field of education for webinars on key topics that will prepare you to successfully…

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Components of a Comprehensive Professional Development Plan

Learning Forward Director of Strategy and Development Frederick Brown facilitates this discussion designed to assist school and district leaders in…

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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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