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.

K-2 Evidence of Effectiveness Data Template

Please use this template when submitting or updating achievement data (primary grades) for your model PLC application.

3-5 Evidence of Effectiveness Data Template

Please use this template when submitting or updating achievement data (grades 3-5) for your model PLC application. 

6-8 Evidence of Effectiveness Data Template

Please use this template when submitting or updating achievement data (grades 6-8) for your model PLC application.

9-12 Evidence of Effectiveness Data Template

Please use this template when submitting or updating high school achievement data for your model PLC application. Please note the 9-11 and senior templates are in separate tabs within the spreadsheet.

Problem Analysis Form

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

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
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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

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