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A Look Into LDC's Coach Certification Program

Angela Bennett-Glock
April 3, 2017

April 2017 marks the expansion of LDC's Coach Certification program. Up to this date, coach certification was limited to large groups, cohorts, and partnership organizations. While LDC will continue to work with these partners, state agencies, and LEAs, the expansion of this offering comes as a response to the feedback from educators across the country.

LDC Product News and Updates for March

Literacy Design Collaborative
March 29, 2017

March Madness is in the air! This month we have an open call for National Peer Review, new Benchmark Mini-Tasks and Reading Rubrics, and news about an upcoming Task Workshop.

See LDC at the Carnegie Foundation Summit on Improvement in Education

Literacy Design Collaborative
March 23, 2017

LDC’s Executive Director Chad Vignola is presenting alongside Honey Gubuan, teacher and Social Studies Chair at East Side Union High School in California, at the Carnegie Foundation 2017 Summit on Improvement in Education. This Summit, an outstanding education and networking event, is taking place in San Francisco, CA, on March 27-29, 2017.

LAUSD Schools Participating in the LDC i3 Project Share Their Highlights from March 2017

Megan Jensen
March 21, 2017

The March issue of the LDC i3 newsletter focuses on innovative professional learning practices at LAUSD participating schools. Here are some highlights from some of the coaches, project liaisons, and teachers in Los Angeles.

New Offering: Free Monthly Task Workshop Sessions

Danielle Brewer
March 16, 2017

LDC is excited to announce a brand new offering: Task Workshops! In these interactive sessions, LDC thought partners will talk through a review of a task. Come learn and practice providing feedback with other coaches and teachers from across the country!

Task Workshop Sessions will be held on the first and third Mondays of every month and are free to join!

LDC March Community Spotlight

Literacy Design Collaborative
March 16, 2017

LDC is a community of practice that includes educators from across the country working in collaboration to improve the quality of student learning. Here are some highlights from our latest newsletter.

Join us for an LDC Demo Day and Advanced Coaches’ Institute at Rankin County School District!

Abigail Hammer
March 2, 2017

The Literacy Design Collaborative, in partnership with Rankin County School District  (RCSD) and the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB), is hosting two professional development opportunities April 5–7, 2017.

You are invited to join us in Mississippi for an LDC Demonstration Day and an Advanced Coaches’ Institute.

February LDC i3 Highlights

Literacy Design Collaborative
February 21, 2017

Last month we launched our monthly round-up of success stories from the LDC i3 community. Here are some highlights from February from the coaches, project liaisons, and teachers at i3 participating schools in New York City and Los Angeles.

New items in LDC CoreTools and the Library!

Nicole Renner
February 17, 2017

New optional fields in LDC mini-tasks and a National Board mini-task template!

Guest Blog: Lead & Learn Fellows' Perspective

Florence Avenue Elementary
February 7, 2017

Note: We are pleased to welcome guest bloggers and 2016 LDC Lead & Learn Fellows Susana Velasco, Maria V. Blanco, and Adriana Avila from Florence Avenue Elementary in California. In this article, one in a series of blogs by Lead & Learn Fellows, they describe their experience at the conference as presenters.

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