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Developing Effective Professional Learning for Your District

Monday, May 3, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT

Developing Effective Professional Learning for Your District

Presented by Adam Drummond, Ed.D., Associate Partner, ICLE; and Jenna Woods, Director of Professional Learning, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Moderated by Laura Spear, Product Marketing Director, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Sponsored by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

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Now more than ever, districts and schools are faced with their own set of challenges. Effective professional development can create meaningful learning experiences that foster long-term, sustainable growth with customized implementation support to maximize teaching and learning.

In this recorded edWebinar, learn how you can customize the professional learning journey for your district by:

  • Identifying instructional needs and focus for the year
  • Implementation planning of professional learning for teachers and administrators
  • Data collections and strategies to monitor and adjust throughout the year
  • Capacity planning within your school and more!

This recorded edWebinar will be of interest to K-12 teachers, school and district leaders, and district curriculum coordinators.


Adam DrummondAbout the Presenters

Adam Drummond, Ed.D. is a teacher, district professional, learning coordinator, university adjunct professor, principal, and most importantly a life-long learner. He has spent the past 15 years building and sharing his expertise in literacy, leadership development, and systemic planning with schools and districts, and feels lucky to share this passion with a broader ICLE community.


Jenna WoodsJenna Woods is the director of professional learning. She partners with districts to prioritize, plan, and implement curricula and professional learning. In partnership with district leaders, Jenna and her team support implementations to increase student outcomes. Jenna has seven years of classroom experience as an educator in K-5 education. She mentored and coached student teachers, new teammates, and interns to ensure best instructional practices. She has presented at large conferences, presented to groups of administrators, presented to educators, and worked side by side teachers in the classroom. She holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from the University of Missouri. Jenna also holds a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from the University of Missouri. She is currently working towards a Doctor of Education in organizational leadership with an emphasis in organizational development.


Laura SpearAbout the Moderator

Laura Spear is a product marketing director at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She has an extensive background in marketing, product management and business development with roles at both large and small companies including Jostens, Pearson Publishing, Carlson Companies, FIS, and Alere Home Monitoring. Laura holds a bachelor’s degree in communications and the arts from the University of Wisconsin and a PCM© certification from the American Marketing Association. She resides in Winter Park, FL where she enjoys gardening, swimming and acquiring new skills while working on her mid-century fixer-upper.


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Monday, May 3, 2021
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
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