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.)
School Administrator Magazine
Creating a transformative vision statement is all about optimizing essential skills for students.
In Revisiting Professional Learning Communities at Work (pp. 1–9). Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree.
Journal of Staff Development 19(4), 36–44.
Aldine Independent School District Again Named Finalist for $1 Million Broad Prize; One of Top Districts in Country for Student GainsThe Broad Foundation
The 2008 Broad Prize for Urban Education
TEPSA News 70(2).
Analysis of the Influence of Principal-Teacher Relationships on Student Academic Achievement: A National FocusEdgerson, D., & Kritsonis, W.
Doctoral Forum: National Journal for Publishing and Mentoring Doctoral Student Research 1(1).
Art Education and the Effective Schools Research: Practical Strategies for Including Art in School Improvement EffortsEaker, R., & Ranells, M.
Supervision and Administration: Programs, Positions, Perspectives (pp. 53–68). Reston, VA: National Art Education Association.
Journal of Staff Development 24(3), 67–68.
Issues . . . About Change 7(1), 1–8.
Phi Delta Kappan 83(10), 758–765.
Phi Delta Kappan 81(3), 191–198.
Journal of Staff Development 20(2).
Principal Navigator 3(3), 15–16.