Rebecca DuFour

Rebecca DuFour

Rebecca DuFour has served as a teacher, school administrator, and central office coordinator. As a former elementary principal, Becky helped her school earn state and national recognition as a model PLC.

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Rebecca DuFour

Rebecca DuFour has served as a teacher, school administrator, and central office coordinator. As a former elementary principal, she helped her school earn state and national recognition as a model PLC. Rebecca is one of the featured principals in the 2001 Video Journal of Education production, “Leadership in an Age of Standards and High Stakes” and is the lead consultant and featured principal in the 2003 program, “Elementary Principals as Leaders of Learning.” She is the recipient of Lynchburg College’s Distinguished Alumni Award.

A consultant for more than a decade, Rebecca brings more than 30 years of professional experience to her work with educators around the world who are implementing the PLC at Work™ process in their own schools and districts.

PLC at Work™

Richard DuFour, Robert Eaker, Rebecca DuFour, Mike Mattos, Anthony Muhammad, and Tim Brown, the champions of PLC at Work™, are among the foremost authorities on applying PLC principles in the real world of schools. They consult with state departments, professional organizations, and school districts worldwide on strategies for improving schools.

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Presentation titles by Rebecca DuFour

  • The Power of Professional Learning Communities at Work™: Bringing the Big Ideas to Life
  • Raising the Bar and Closing the Gap: Whatever It Takes in Elementary Schools
  • One is the Loneliest Number: Developing Leadership Capacity in Your School
  • Building the Collaborative Culture of a Professional Learning Community at Work™
  • Leadership in a Professional Learning Community at Work™
  • Laying the Foundation of a PLC at Work™: Mission, Vision, Values, and Goals

“As an administrator it made me re-examine my leadership on what things can be loose and what things [decisions] need to be tight in order to yield the best result for the students.”

—LaMonda Pryor, principal, Parkwood Elementary School, North Carolina

“The most valuable aspect of the workshop was the simple message to focus on student learning as a team and the DuFours gave us excellent tools and steps to do that. I can't wait to take the PLC concept back to my school!”

—Elizabeth Brown, teacher, Camino Pablo Elementary School, California

“You are both amazing and a true testament to the power of working as a team.”

—Shelley Spessard, resource specialist, John R. Williams School, California