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Professional Learning

The Standard

Preparing Teachers and Leaders

State education policymakers viewing the school landscape may at first see nothing but a vista that calls for thoroughgoing redesign. However, there are many ways to make sure those who teach and lead our children are better prepared and better supported to do their jobs well.

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Power of the Question

Seven Questions Boards Should Ask about School Leadership

Seven questions state boards of education and other policymakers should ask when considering school leadership policies.

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Principal Impact: Exploring New Research and Policy Implications

Join NASBE as we explore the findings from this important research with the authors and have a conversation about preparing and supporting a high-quality principal workforce and the implications for state policymakers.

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Power of the Question

Five Questions to Ask about School Staff Wellness in the Wake of COVID-19

The pandemic increased educator stress and burnout. Here are five questions state board members can ask to engage their state around staff wellness.

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The Standard - Article

Moving toward Competency-Based Professional Learning

Microcredentials embedded in effective learning systems can promote teacher growth, advancement, and retention.

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How State Leaders Can Support Staff Wellness during COVID

Webinar series exploring staff wellness during the pandemic.

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The Standard - Article

Professional Learning in Appalachia

Microcredentials show promise in overcoming the challenges of offering rural educators high-quality opportunities.

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Press Release

States Move to Support Teachers through Employee Wellness Programs

By creating opportunities and infrastructure for employee wellness programs, state boards of education and other policymakers can foster the physical and emotional well-being of teachers and school leaders.

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Policy Update

Supporting Educators through Employee Wellness Initiatives

By creating opportunities and infrastructure for employee wellness programs, state boards of education and other policymakers can foster the physical and emotional well-being of teachers and school leaders. 

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Education Leaders Reports

The Role of State Boards in Improving Early Childhood Education

State boards have authority that positions them to be key players in improving early education.

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Policy Update

Enabling School Counselors to Focus on Postsecondary Transitions

This NASBE policy update explores the ways state boards of education can address the challenges school counselors face and better support student transitions after high school.  

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