Our vision: Excellent teaching and learning every day

Welcome to Learning Forward Washington State

Letter from the president

Learning Forward, formerly the National Staff Development Council (NSDC), is an international association of learning educators committed to one purpose in K-12 education: Effective teaching and learning every day. The name is noteworthy: learning is first, reminding us that learning is at the heart of our purpose; forward signifies forward action as we address adult...

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