"Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we are supposed to be and embracing who we are. Choosing authenticity means cultivating the courage to be imperfect."  ~ Brene Brown

The Importance of Job-embedded Professional Learning

Source: Lifelong learners: How redefining professional learning leads to stronger teachers and improved student outcomes, [Report and Video Interview] (2017). Educators for High Standards. Available at:

Social, Emotional Learning

Summers, L. (2020, August 27). Attending to the health and well-being of educators as the school year starts. Learning Forward. 

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Media Literacy

Summers, L. (2020, Sept 17). Media literacy: Navigating the digital media landscape in the
disinformation age
. Hosted by Secular Hub, a community non-profit organization.

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Measuring Impact

Summers. L. (2019, March 6). Hearing from districts: Measuring the impact of professional learning. Learning Forward. 

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Successful Grant Writing

Summers, L. (2020, October 27). Successful grant-writing. Hosted by Arizona State Library thanks to funding by an LSTA grant.

Virtual Professional Learning Structures & Strategies

Summers, L. (2020, November 19). Virtual professional learning structures and strategies. Learning Forward.

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Additional Presentations, Seminars & Workshops

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