Professional Development
For Teachers, Principals and Counselors


Making Schools Work Conference

Annual conference, formerly known as the High Schools That Work Staff Development Conference, for K-12 teachers, counselors, principals, technology center directors and state and district education agency personnel.

Louisiana attendees at the July 2018 conference: 10>

College- and Career-Readiness Standards Networking Conference

Conference that focuses on literacy and mathematics tools and strategies. Teams of educators and school leaders explore disciplinary literacy strategies and formative assessment lessons that engage students in math.

Louisiana attendees at the July 2018 conference: 63

Literacy and Math Awards

Local Trainer Award
Tammy Whitlock and Donna Patten

Ouachita Parish Schools, Louisiana

Tammy Whitlock and Donna Patten of Ouachita Parish Schools, Louisiana, won the Outstanding Local Trainer Award in July 2018.>

Go Alliance Academy

Strives to increase the postsecondary education and career success of all students by providing timely and relevant professional development in college and career readiness to school counselors, teachers, principals, career coaches and college access advisors. 

Go Alliance Academy Representative: Sujuan Butte, Director, Executive Director, Louisiana Office of Student Financial Assistance >

Learning-Centered Leadership Program

Leadership preparation program that develops current or aspiring principals’ capacity to serve as effective instructional leaders who understand how to use data to locate and close gaps.

Louisiana attendees at the 2018 Annual Leadership Forum: 1 >

National Technology Centers That Work Leaders Forum

Forum for state and local career and technical education leaders to discuss the role of full- and shared-time technology centers. Teams of center and school leaders, teachers and education and industry partners build action plans.

Louisiana attendees at the 2019 National TCTW Leaders Forum: 1