Credits and Disclaimers

Issues . . . about Change is published by SEDL. This issue was written by Dr. Shirley M. Hord, SEDL, and Dr. Merrill L. Meehan, Sandra Orletsky, and Beth Sattes, Appalachian Educational Laboratory.

School Professional Staff as Learning Community Questionnaire
The topic of professional learning communities is covered in vol. 4, no. 1, 1994, "Schools as Learning Communities;" vol. 7, no. 1, 1999, "Assessing a School Staff as a Community of Professional Learners;" and vol. 8, no. 2, 2000, "Co-Developers: Partners in a Study of Professional Learning Communities."
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Published in Issues ...about Change Volume 7, Number 1, Assessing a School Staff as a Community of Professional Learners (1999)