Letter from the Executive Director

Amy Colton

Dear Michigan Educators,

I invite you to join Learning Forward Michigan today and take advantage of all it has to offer starting!!

There is no better time than the present to play an active role in designing and experiencing meaningful and effective professional learning. Let Learning Forward Michigan help you gain ownership over your professional learning and improve that of others by taking advantage of its many services, programs, and tools.

Learning Forward Michigan believes every student deserves an equal opportunity to learn at high levels. It further believes this goal is possible if excellent teaching and learning is experienced every day. The greatest leverage for achieving this vision is high quality professional learning. Therefore, LFM’s mission is to build the capacity of Michigan educators to establish and sustain effective professional learning.

Learning Forward Michigan is the state affiliate of Learning Forward (formerly the National Staff Development Council). Learning Forward is the only professional association devoted exclusively to improving educator professional learning to ensure increases in educator effectiveness and rigorous and equitable outcomes for every student.

Join today and take charge of your professional learning! I guarantee you won’t regret it.

Visit the “About Michigan Learning Forward” page to learn about our programs and services.

Amy Colton
Executive Director
Learning Forward Michigan

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