K12Leaders and The Learning Accelerator Announce Free Resources to Support Data-Driven and Peer-Reviewed Advocacy for All Learners
Andover, MA – January 17th, 2024 — K12Leaders introduces a significant free resource for educators today: The Learning Accelerator’s Guide for Data Advocacy, as a featured Professional Pathway on the K12Leaders Platform.
Professional Pathways are the next generation of professional development for K12 leaders everywhere, combining courseware, community, content, and collaboration in a safe, free, online environment dedicated to serving K12 education.
The Learning Accelerator’s (TLA) Data Advocacy Guide is a combination of high-quality resources designed to help stakeholders recognize, assess, and advocate for the interventions and policy changes students may need to achieve their full potential based on quantifiable data.
Together, these resources and the K12Leaders’ platform create a unique opportunity for stakeholders to work with their peers in an active community of educators, building data-driven, peer-reviewed work products designed to improve student outcomes.
One distinctive feature of K12Leaders’ Professional Pathways is the formation of professional communities around specific areas of practice, allowing for peer-to-peer review and collaboration as well as guidance from subject experts. The platform provides a secure online environment equipped with social activity feeds, real-time chat, embedded video conferencing, private messaging, and document collaboration, integrating seamlessly with Google Drive.
A national nonprofit, TLA has been dedicated to helping educators and schools ensure that every child achieves their unique potential for over a decade. Through collaborations across the education sector, TLA encourages improvements from success and innovation, advancing emerging technologies, school models, and support systems.
K12Leaders CEO, Michael Bronder said “We are very happy to help amplify the great work The Learning Accelerator does by making their Guide for Data Advocacy available in this innovative new format within our Professional Pathways. As we all work to serve K12 education, this guide gives educators, leaders, and stakeholders the tools they need to leverage data effectively, advocating for the best interests of their students.”
“Data is a powerful tool for conversations about and action towards greater equity for kids”, says Beth Rabbitt, CEO of The Learning Accelerator. “We believe this collaboration with K12Leaders will help amplify the impact of the Data Advocacy Guide, one of our many free resources that help local leaders transform schools. Through the K12Leaders platform, we aim to empower a broader community of education professionals committed to driving positive change.”
All K12 educators, staff, and administrators are welcome to join this exciting new pathway at https://k12leaders.com/tla-registration
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About K12Leaders: K12Leaders is the leading free professional network for K12 teachers, staff, and administrators. Built by educators for educators, K12Leaders has become an innovative platform for educational collaboration and driver of positive change in how educators can work together to improve their own practice, enable professional growth, and ultimately improve outcomes for their students.
About The Learning Accelerator: The Learning Accelerator (TLA) is a national nonprofit building an education field where practitioners, leaders, and policy-makers learn faster and change systems together to ensure every child reaches their full potential. We do this by accelerating individual, organizational, and sector learning to transform K-12 education. For more information, please visit https://learningaccelerator.org.