In order for a professional learning community to achieve its full potential, all levels districtwide must align around the three big ideas: ensuring a focus on learning, building a collaborative culture, and establishing a results orientation. This book breaks down the complex process of aligning the work of central office staff, building leadership, and teachers to increase student achievement.
Chapter 1: The Case for Districtwide Alignment
Chapter 2: Alignment’s Essential Components
Chapter 3: Aligning to a Focus on Learning
Chapter 4: Aligning to a Collaborative Culture
Chapter 5: Aligning to a Results Orientation
Chapter 6: An Alternative to Dead Reckoning: Assessing PLC Alignment
Appendix: Big Idea Self-Assessments