Articles & Research
For an overview of PLCs, see What Is a “Professional Learning Community”?
Successful PLCs are committed to professional learning for continuous improvement. Here you’ll find our officially recommended readings on foundational questions and implementation issues, as well as news on successful PLC districts and schools. (Note: Articles are subject to copyright laws. Please secure the permission of the copyright owner before duplicating.)
Issues in Restructuring Schools 2, 1–3.
TEPSA Journal 6–8.
Phi Delta Kappan 90(9), 640–644.
Austin, TX: Southwest Educational Development Laboratory
A National Perspective: An Exploration of Professional Learning Communities and the Impact on School Improvement EffortsHughes, T. & Kritsonis, W. A.
National Forum/Doctoral Forum 1(1).
Journal of Staff Development 29(3), 38.
The School Administrator 60(5), 20–25.
The Orange County Register
National Forum of Educational Administration and Supervision Journa 24(1), 2-5
The School Administrator
Issues . . . About Change 7(2).
Professional Learning Communities: A Bandwagon, an Idea Worth Considering, or Our Best Hope for High Levels of Learning?DuFour, R.
Middle School Journal 39(1), 4–8.