Michelle Bowman King

Dallas, Texas

Michelle Bowman King is Associate Director of Communities at Learning Forward. In this role she serves as lead facilitator of the PD Redesign Community of Practice, a nationwide network of 22 school districts and charter management organizations committed to designing and implementing innovative professional development. She also provides support to school districts and state education agencies in the areas of designing and evaluating professional learning, and leadership development.

During her 24 years in Texas public education she served as an executive director of professional learning, a high school dean of instruction, mathematics curriculum director, and a middle school math teacher.

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Redesign PD Community

As educators, we know what works to improve teacher practice, but we have struggled to achieve results at scale. Impact…

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As Long Beach teachers learn, so do those who design the learning

The online myPD system is evolving to help teachers in the Redesign PD Community of Practice. Read more about how…

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JSD, December 2016: Collective Intelligence

6 key features of a successful community of practice.

Successful communities of practice have six specific characteristics that allow the experience to be rewarding for the members, the students…

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How do I coach peers who have more experience than I do? To create supportive relationships, you must listen, establish…

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