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Formative Tools for Leaders in a PLC at Work®

Assessing, Analyzing, and Acting to Support Collaborative Teams

By: Kim Bailey, Chris Jakicic

Foreword by: Robert Eaker

Learn, do, and lead with the guidance of Formative Tools for Leaders in a PLC at Work.® With this practical resource, you’ll first discover how to gather evidence from staff about PLC practices, processes, and products. Then you’ll explore how to use that evidence to gauge the effectiveness of your PLC.

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Tips for implementing effective professional learning communities in schools and measuring progress

Learn, do, and lead with the guidance of Formative Tools for Leaders in a PLC at Work® by Kim Bailey and Chris Jakicic. With this practical resource, you’ll first discover how to gather evidence from staff about PLC practices, processes, and products. Then you’ll explore how to use that evidence to gauge the effectiveness of your professional learning community (PLC) and make informed and targeted decisions about your collective next steps for a school culture of continuous improvement.

This book will teach you how to implement professional learning communities more effectively:

  • Discover how to gather formative evidence from a number of sources to implement collaborative structures and a schoolwide change process.
  • Understand how to use the three stages of assessing, analyzing, and acting as a formative feedback loop to improve instructional practices.
  • Gain clarity on what makes a successful professional learning community and where to focus your school’s energy and effort moving forward.
  • Access tools and templates designed to support and strengthen team practices in order to shape school culture and ensure learning for all students.
  • Explore how teams effectively answer the four critical questions of a PLC in order to more effectively support them.

Related Topics

LeadershipProfessional Learning Communities


Additional Information

Product Code: BKF990, EKF553

ISBN: 9781951075859

Published By: Solution Tree

Page Count: 256

“Jakicic and Bailey have done it again! In this brilliant book, these two best-selling authors describe how leaders—administrators and teachers—can leverage the power of formative assessments to guide, support and develop high-performing collaborative teams. Practical tools, tips, and examples target each essential step in the PLC at Work process. For any leader that is truly dedicated to developing their organization into a true professional learning community, this is a must-have resource.”

Mike Mattos, educator, author, and speaker

“[School] leaders now have resources that can be utilized to support and promote the necessary collaborative practices fundamental to becoming a PLC.”

Luis F. Cruz, author and educator

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