Professional learning communities are strengthened when educators collaborate and share solutions. Here you’ll find samples of tools you can copy and distribute freely within your team, school, and district to guide your work. Use these resources to inspire, organize, plan, measure, and celebrate your PLC journey.

Nine Common Threads of a PLC

Whatever It Takes: How Professional Learning Communities Respond When Kids Don’t Learn
Chapter 8, Common Threads
Richard DuFour, Rebecca DuFour, Robert Eaker, and Gayle Karhanek
Copyright ©2004 by Solution Tree

Problem Analysis Form

Fruita Middle School principal Brig Leane created this problem analysis form, as included in his ASCD article.

A Big-Picture Look at Professional Learning Communities

Advocates for PLCs

Blank Elementary Master Schedule

Blank Elementary Master Schedule

Critical Issues for Team Collaboration

Cultural Shifts in a Professional Learning Community

Curriculum Map

Data Analysis Protocol

A Data Picture of Our School

Elementary Schedule Examples

Glossary of Key Terms and Concepts

In Support of PLCs

Intervention Team Daily Schedule

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