On the platform, members of the ASCD Professional Learning Community can access resources curated specifically for their needs and attend webinars. In addition to virtual events, there are forums where educators can converse on specific topics. The resource will help K–12 educators not only grow in their profession, but also grow their professional learning network.
To support that goal, community groups are organized by educators’ affiliations. There are groups based on region and others based on educational discipline. Members will also find groups where they can discuss their various interests — from educational leadership to student-driven learning – and pick up tips for achieving their personal goals.
“Just as our educators are tending to the whole child in their classrooms, ASCD is committed to supporting the whole educator across the many demands they face both in- and outside of the classroom,” ASCD Chief Impact Officer Penny Reinart said in the press release. “ASCD’s Professional Learning Community is a virtual space centered around educator well-being that also provides a platform to amplify the voices of educators nationwide.”