Letter from the Executive Director
Dear Michigan Educators,
I invite you to join Learning Forward Michigan today and take advantage of all it has to offer!!
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.
Learning Forward Michigan
Equity and excellence in teaching and learning.
Learning Forward Michigan builds the capacity of leaders to establish and sustain highly effective professional learning.
Standards and Impact
Supports the implementation of standards and examines evidence to strengthen and document the impact of professional learning.
Leadership and Practice
Builds the capacity of its members, clients, partners, and staff to establish and sustain effective professional learning.
Advocacy and Policy
Advocates for policies and practices that strengthen the field of professional learning.