"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we're curious and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths."

Walt Disney

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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