Professional Learning Excellence | What It Is

Find resources which explore and define embedded professional learning as the most effective form of professional development.

Lead Learn Excel – Multiple Contexts for Professional Learning

Learn about the four key contexts for embedded teacher learning that are necessary to effectively support continuous learning and improvement in practice. The Ounce, 2014.

Lead Learn Excel – Key Ingredients of Effective Professional Learning

Learn the characteristics that make embedded professional learning the most effective strategy for improving teaching and learning in early education programs. The Ounce, 2014.

Job-Embedded Professional Development: What it is, Who is Responsible, and How to Get it Done Well

This issue brief sets a new vision for how teacher learning must be grounded in day-to-day teaching practice and focused on improving student learning. Learning Forward, 2010.

Learning Forward Definition of Professional Learning

This short definition establishes a new standard for PD that is a comprehensive, sustained, and intensive approach to improving teachers’ and leaders’ effectiveness. Learning Forward, 2008.