The Learning Forward Foundation is dedicated to impacting the future of leadership in schools that act on the belief that continuous learning by educators is essential to improving the achievement of all students. The monies raised by the foundation provide grant opportunities and scholarships for individuals, schools or teams, principals, and superintendents to further Learning Forward’s vision, “Excellent teaching and learning every day.”
The experiences and financial support the 2014 Learning Forward Foundation Team Grant supporting “excellent teaching and learning every day” afforded Worcester Arts Magnet School, Worcester Public Schools was greatly appreciated and continues to have a positive impact!— Susan O’Neil, Worcester, MA Learning Forward Foundation Team Grant, 2015
The Learning Forward Team Grant awarded us the opportunity to further develop ourselves as individual educators and as a teaching team. Consequently, our special education students experienced an unprecedented amount of success in a variety of areas including socio-emotional, academic, behavioral, and speech development.— Newark, Learning Forward Team Grant, 2015
Mission and Vision
The Learning Forward Foundation supports the development of educators’ capacity to improve student learning through innovation and improvement that transforms professional learning, framed by the Learning Forward’s Standards for Professional Learning and implemented with a coherent design through grants, scholarships, and professional support. Our vision is Educate, Innovate, Transform Educator Professional Learning.
Apply today for grants and scholarships! Applications available now.
The Learning Forward Foundation offers several grant and scholarships for educators working to advance the Standards for Professional Learning. Learn about opportunities for school leaders, Learning Forward affiliates, learning teams, and individuals applying for the Learning Forward Academy.
Award Winners Announced
The Board of Learning Forward’s foundation is proud to award grants and scholarships to outstanding members who work diligently each day to achieve our vision.
We believe that educators’ ideas matter and Learning Forward is celebrating the visionaries and luminaries that are sparking innovation in teaching and learning. Learning Forward is passionate about our vision, “excellent teaching and learning every day,” because we believe in the power of education to transform lives.
The Learning Forward Foundation scholarship contest encourages educators to put their good ideas into action and apply their research and creativity to impact education’s most profound challenges.
The foundation’s work in advancing Learning Forward’s vision is made possible through generous donations and the passionate commitment of the teams, organizations, and individuals supported by grants and scholarships. Donate today to support these grants and scholarships.
Your donations in 2017 raised almost $50,000… and we thank you!
Thanks to all who donated to the foundation to support grants and scholarships. Haven’t made a donation? Make your donation today!
Flexible protocols with continuous systems of support for on-going learning, brings everyone closer to the shared vision to support student achievement.— Tammy Bosley, Principal as Leader of Professional Learning, 2015