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Contact: Richard Long, Learning First Alliance longr@learningfirst.org/ (703) 738-9081 Alexandria, Va. (Sept. 6, 2018) – Schools and businesses have common and often compatible goals to better prepare their students for higher education, careers, and life. The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a coalition of 12 major national education organizations, and business...
Contact: Richard Long, Learning First Alliance longr@learningfirst.org/ (703) 909-1854 Newport News, Va. (August 31, 2018) -- Members of the Learning First Alliance and colleagues from the business community visited Newport News’ Shipbuilding’s Apprentice School earlier this month to learn more about the school’s apprenticeship program and the potential of offering...
Alexandria, Va. ( July 17, 2018) – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education associations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has elected Nathan R. Monell, CAE, executive director of National PTA, as chair of its Board of Directors for the 2018-2019 term. “Nathan...
A compendium of research and best practices from organizations representing 10 million educators, parents, and policymakers will help build strong, thriving public schools Alexandria, Va. (January 23, 2018) – Educators know what works in successful public schools. For the first time, a dozen major education organizations have pulled together their...
New executive director of NAESP has extensive experience in association management, school leadership and teaching Alexandria, Va. (July 31, 2017) – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, welcomes Dr. L. Earl Franks, CAE, executive director of...
JoAnn Bartoletti brings wealth of leadership experience to LFA as organization continues its work for the advancement of public education Alexandria, Va. – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, has named JoAnn Bartoletti, executive director of...
Alexandria, Va. – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, welcomes Lynn M. Gangone, President and CEO of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) as its newest board member. Gangone is an experience d...
Alexandria, Va. – The Learning First Alliance (LFA), a partnership of leading education organizations representing more than 10 million parents, educators and policymakers, welcomes Richard Culatta of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), as its newest board member. Culatta, who became ISTE’s chief executive officer earlier this month,...
Alexandria, Va. – Oct. 26, 2016 – Governors and state education officials can provide direction to empower local leaders by supporting a collaborative decision making system that brings a new relationship between policy and practice, according to "A New Philosophy on Education Decision-Making," a report released today by the Learning...
Alexandria, Va. – Sept. 22, 2016 – Educators from across the country recently joined the Learning First Alliance (LFA) for a first-of-a-kind work session to discuss implementation of college- and career-ready standards, including Common Core, in their states. The overriding message from these educators is, “Give us the tools and...