Multiple Mirrors: Reflections on the Creation of Professional Learning Communities

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Author: Shirley M. Hord

Price: Available free online
• Published: 2000    • 107 pages   

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Multiple Mirrors is a collection of stories written by the co-developers who worked with SEDL in assisting schools to create professional learning communities in a sample of schools. It includes an introduction by Shirley Hord and Jody Westbrook. The stories reflect the experiences of schools trying to develop a professional learning community and make a change for the better. Although the schools changed with a varying degree of success, their stories offer many lessons in establishing trust and illustrate the role that leadership and collaboration play in the change process.

SEDL has published several publications about Professional Learning Communities: