Expanding Awareness

Advancing Equity and Excellence through Professional Learning Tied to Curriculum Implementation


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Help educators strengthen their capacity to reach all students by building strong connections between standards-based professional learning and high-quality curriculum materials.


  • Teachers will build the case for compelling colleagues to invest in deep study and application of high-quality instructional materials to ensure students achieve excellence.
  • School leaders will rethink purpose and structures for PLCs when curriculum implementation is the priority.
  • System leaders will use research about the impact of high-quality instructional materials and professional learning to promote change in attitudes, practices, and outcomes.


Here is what our partner, EdReports, is saying about high-quality curriculum materials.

This was a perfect example of adult education in action! Everything was perfect!

— Brad Dale-Adult Education Instructor

I have strategies and supports to more effectively lead the change that is happening in my state and my region. I feel prepared to tackle complex issues with facilitation more effectively.

— Norma Gerrell, Learning Forward, TN Affiliate