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ADOL628. Leading Professional Learning Community

This course offers effective ideas, strategies and tools to improve instructional practice and raise student achievement through the use of Professional Learning Communities (PLC). Using literature from today’s educational leaders, you will study the PLC process including: how to establish effective PLC in your school, process and structure of PLC meetings, the use of data to drive PLC decisions, and the benefits of using a collaborative approach to improving instructional practice. Utilizing PLC empowers all educational stakeholders to embrace and maximize a collaborative, trusting, environment to increases academic achievement. A focus of the course is the superintendent’s role in organizing, leading and supporting Professional Learning Communities at the district and school levels.