Learning Forward: Building Professional Learning Communities to Boost Achievement

Whitney Nash Young
February 18, 2020
Richard Long, executive director, LFA
Whitney Nash Young, assistant principal, W.J. Cooper Elementary School

Whitney Nash Young, an assistant principal at W.J. Cooper Elementary School in Loganville, (Gwinnett County) Ga., discusses the schoolwide professional learning plan, including a new teacher induction and mentoring program, that her school has implemented. The school built a collaborative learning team to help teachers focus on a few critical, measurable areas to improve student learning and accountability.