Tom Manning is the Associate Director of Consulting and Networks at Learning Forward, where he leads the strategy, management, and business development for the association’s consulting and technical assistance services. He is responsible partnerships with states, districts, and schools, and manages a cadre of more than 40 education consultants working across North America. He also supports Learning Forward’s State Education Agency network and the PD Redesign Community of Practice. Tom previously served as Learning Forward’s Associate Director of E-Learning, leading the design and implementation of the association’s online courses, webinars, and virtual learning communities. He covered education as a reporter for the Houston Chronicle and Austin American-Statesman, and was a case writer for the Center for Reform of School Systems.
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Conducting Policy Reviews webinar
Policy influences practice. High-quality professional learning can occur as a result of strong district or school leadership, but it is…Read more.
Redesign PD Community
As educators, we know what works to improve teacher practice, but we have struggled to achieve results at scale. Impact…Read more.
Learning Forward webinars
Join authors and leaders in the field of education for webinars on key topics that will prepare you to successfully…Read more.
Learning Forward online courses
Learning Forward’s online courses give you access to in-depth online learning – on your own schedule! You’ll dig deeply into…Read more.