Patricia Roy

Madison, Virginia

Patricia Roy has written articles, books, training manuals, and resource guides focused on Learning Forward’s fundamental concepts about effective professional learning. She has most recently co-authored a series of books about the professional learning standards published through Corwin Press, and is also the co-author of Becoming a Learning School. She is currently developing online courses about establishing time for collaborative professional learning, diagnosing and planning professional learning, and becoming a learning system. Her areas of expertise include understanding and using the standards of professional learning, using and creating innovation configuration maps, planning effective professional learning, and analyzing the Standards Assessment Inventory (SAI). She has developed professional learning resource guides for Georgia, Arkansas, and Rochester, NY. She has also worked with state departments of education, districts, and schools across the United States as well as internationally.

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Areas of Expertise

School Improvement

Create a culture of collective responsibility in your schools.

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School Leadership

Develop learning leaders for learning schools.

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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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Becoming a Learning School

Discover what leaders need to know to implement more effective professional learning.

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Reach the Highest Standard in Professional Learning: Learning Designs

In this volume, you’ll get critical guidance on implementing and understanding the Learning Designs standard.

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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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