WHAT IS A PLC (Professional Learning Community)?
It is a process, not a program. “It cannot be purchased, nor can it be implemented by anyone other than the staff itself. Most importantly, it is ongoing—a continuous, never-ending process of conducting schooling that has a profound impact on the structure and culture of the school and the assumptions and practices of the professionals within it.”
PLCs entail: 1) a focus on learning, 2) a collaborative culture, 3) teacher inquiry into best practices and current realities, 4) an action orientation or “learning by doing,” 5) a commitment to continuous improvement, and 6) a results-oriented approach.
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