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Meet Tom Schimmer

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Internationally renowned speaker and educator Tom Schimmer is ready to help your team raise the bar on student learning. As an educator with over 20 years in the field, Tom has seen the power of effective professional learning and is eager to bring his expertise in assessment, grading, leadership, and behavioral support directly to your school or district.

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Your road map to a successful year

You’re a Teacher Now! What’s Next?

Introducing your guide to navigating the seemingly endless swirl of questions facing new and veteran teachers. Trusted education experts Tom Hierck and Alex Kajitani address the aspects of teaching that are often unacknowledged to help educators be better equipped for the year ahead.

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Don’t miss out on the wealth of knowledge to be found on the Solution Tree blog. With posts on the topics that matter most to educators today, this collaborative resource offers practical guidance and inspiring stories from authors and expert practitioners who have done the work.

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Achieve and sustain literacy improvement

Take an active role in achieving and sustaining literacy improvement in your PLC. An essential leadership resource in the Every Teacher Is a Literacy Teacher series, this valuable guide outlines how to drive literacy instruction in a secondary setting.

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Success for learners

For nearly 20 years, we've empowered K–12 educators to raise student achievement through a comprehensive range of services and products including events, district solutions for long-term professional development, books, videos, online courses, and more. No matter where you are on your journey, we 'll help move you toward your goals.

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Closing the achievement gap at Esther Starkman

Through the PLC at Work® process, Esther Starkman School in Edmonton met the diverse needs of its students in grades K–9 by taking collective responsibility for the success of each learner. See how its PLC collaborated to improve instructional practices and close the achievement gap.

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Six straight years of academic improvement

See how St. Andrews School in Winnipeg used the PLC at Work® process to provide staff with more time to collaborate, improve data collection practices, and increase student reading scores year over year.

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Motivating Students Who Don't Care
In the second edition of this valuable resource, Allen Mendler offers both time-tested and newly developed strategies for how to reignite enthusiasm in even the most unmotivated students.

Educator and teacher self-care can be challenging, but embracing a holistic health and wellness plan can improve your physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being both inside and outside of school.

Time for Change
Discover how to develop and strengthen the four essential skills of effective educational leaders.