Awards Program

If you plan, advocate, or lead professional learning that gets results, we want to showcase your work to others in the field and celebrate your success. Apply for a Learning Forward Award and help us recognize the exemplary work of individuals, teams, and programs at all levels in the field of professional learning.

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The Learning Leaders Team from Lincoln Heights Middle School in Morristown, Tenn. has won the 2017 Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Team Award. Learn more about the winning team here.

The 2017 Shirley Hord Teacher Learning Team Award recognizes a teacher team that engages in a cycle of continuous improvement to achieve its professional learning goals.
The winning team receives free registration and travel for team members to Learning Forward's 2017 Annual Conference in Orlando, $2,500 to further support the team's professional learning, a feature in The Learning Professional, and more.

For questions, contact:
Tom Manning at 972-421-0900 or

2017 Year in Review 

See how we have changed the field of professional learning over the last year. 

View here.