Learning Forward (formerly the National Staff Development Council) provides a tool each month for professional development. New tools will be available each month; Descriptions of past featured tools are kept available for browsing.

The tools are selected from carefully planned resource guides. Alone, any tool cannot constitute effective professional learning. Used as part of a comprehensive learning plan that includes clear goals for educator learning based on student learning needs, opportunities to engage in collaborative learning, and ongoing support, these tools can enhance professional learning for whole faculties or teams.


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NCSLA is seeking new members interested in

  •  increasing the number of students entering science careers
  •  improving teacher preparation in science fields
  •  advancing the future of science education in NC
  •  opportunities to demonstrate leadership

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