Make meaningful, measurable instructional change.
NWEA Professional Learning is intentionally designed to engage teachers in fostering meaningful, measurable instructional change in pursuit of high-quality, ambitious instruction that improves student outcomes.
Turn evidence into action
Develop the knowledge and know-how to leverage high-quality, reliable evidence of learning to inform instruction and decision-making.
Effective and classroom relevant
Educators will complete professional learning sessions with action plans and practical strategies they can immediately implement to improve teaching and learning.
Ready where you are
Engage with learning that meets you wherever you are on your path to improving instructional practice.
Our services bring together experienced consultants, coaches, and designers with tried-and-true methods for supporting sustained instructional change.
Authentic, tailor-made solutions to inspire and empower educators
NWEA Professional Learning provides flexible learning opportunities for any setting—on site, virtual, small group, or 1:1—designed around your unique goals, challenges, and scheduling needs.
Onsite, face-to-face session with consultant
Live instruction through our online portal
Learn on your own time at your own pace
Combine delivery formats to meet team needs
Keep the learning going by adding collaborative instructional coaching for teachers
Impacting students’ learning by empowering educators
What are your school or district needs? What are your goals? What are your challenges? NWEA Professional Learning digs into these questions—with you—to develop learning opportunities tailored to your unique needs.
Teachers demand and deserve the opportunity to grow, learn, and develop as professionals. NWEA Professional Learning engages teachers in collaborative conversations that foster the high-quality, ambitious instruction that improves student outcomes.
We develop professional practice in four critical, interconnected categories that help educators make the most instructional impact.
The result? More confident classroom decisions every day and meaningful change in instructional practice.
Learning evaluation services
Measure the impact of professional learning on educators, school systems, and student outcomes to ensure your unique needs and goals are met
Gathers direct information on the assets and needs of your educators through interviews and observations
Perceptions and practices survey
Measures the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and beliefs shaped by participating in professional learning in a short, empirically validated survey
Classroom assessment use walkthrough
Monitors assessment literacy through concrete changes in key teaching practices
Student experiences portfolio
Captures and summarizes the whole of how students interact with formative, interim, and summative assessment
About the team
Averaging 25 years of teaching and administrative experience, our professional learning consultants are veteran practitioners familiar with the peaks and valleys of the education landscape. They live and work in the urban, rural, and suburban communities you call home and have the keen insight to help your team set goals and determine a clear path forward.
Chase Nordengren, PhD
Chase Nordengren, PhD, is a principal research lead for effective instructional strategies at NWEA, where he supports the Professional Learning team with primary and secondary research that drives instructional improvement.
My team’s conversations shifted …to a focus on … figuring out how to help teachers address the major gaps we were seeing. It was like a light bulb went off for the entire team at the same time.Tammy Taylor
Principal at Great Falls Elementary School
Great Falls, SC
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