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ERIC Number: ED558425
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2013
Pages: 155
Abstractor: ERIC
Professional Learning Plans: A Workbook for States, Districts, and Schools
Killion, Joellen
Learning Forward
A professional learning plan is the navigation system for the comprehensive professional learning system. Professional learning plans establish short- and long-term guidance for professional learning and its implementation. This workbook offers information and tools to walk educators through seven planning steps--from data analysis, to setting goals, to identifying learning designs, to monitoring impact--that aid in the development of an effective professional learning plan. Effective plans help individuals, schools, districts, and states to coordinate learning experiences designed to achieve outcomes for educators and students. The following Tools are included in this report: (1) Websites to Sample Professional Learning Plans; (2) Analyze Student Learning Needs; (3) Identify Characteristics of State, School System, School, Department, and Educators; (4) Develop Improvement Goals and Student Outcomes; (5) Identify Educator Needs and Goals; (6) Study Research and Evidence for Guidance About Professional Learning; (7) Plan Professional Learning Implementation and Evaluation; and (8) Implement, Evaluate, and Sustain Professional Learning. A list of resources is included.
Learning Forward. 504 South Locust Street, Oxford, OH 45056. Tel: 513-523-6029; Fax: 513-523-0638; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Sandler Foundation; Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation; MetLife Foundation
Authoring Institution: Learning Forward
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A