Jacqueline Kennedy

Arlington, Texas

In her 22 years in education, Jacqueline Kennedy has served as a teacher, school counselor, assessment coordinator, and district professional learning director. She was Learning Forward’s Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives from 2011-2014, where she managed new and ongoing partnerships between schools, school districts, and state education department and manages special initiatives and contracted staff. She coordinated the use and application of the Standards for Professional Learning, and co-authored the Standards for Professional Learning: Innovation Configuration Maps. She has also served Learning Forward as a senior consultant and Academy coach. She most recently served as Executive Director of Teaching and Learning at the Arlington Independent School District in Arlington, Texas, and was also the Director of Professional Development at Frisco ISD in North Texas.

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Areas of Expertise

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School Improvement

Create a culture of collective responsibility in your schools.

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Professional Learning Planning

Establish and implement a systemwide vision for learning.

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Professional Learning Communities

Focus your team-based learning on a cycle of continuous improvement.

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Publications & Resources

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Advancing the standards: Oh, the places teachers will go

In the classic children’s picture book by Dr. Seuss, Oh, The Places You’ll Go, readers are taken on a whimsical…

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The sweet spot in professional learning: When student learning goals and educator performance standards align, everything is possible

When its content integrates student content and educator performance standards, professional learning has the greatest potential to change practices. (Available…

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