Tom Many and Susan Sparks are happy to provide resources to support the ongoing professional learning. Select from one of the following links to find the resources that are right for you.

Tom and Susan’s Blog

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Presentation Materials

Find handouts and PDFs of presentation slides from recent presentations.

Published Materials

Tom and Susan are both active authors.  Check out their most recent books and articles.

Tools for Facilitation, Collaboration, and Negotiation

Coming soon!  Stay tuned for…

  • Facilitator competencies
  • Interactive strategies
  • Consensus model (Bob)

Additional Links to Resources and Organizations:

  • Learning Forward– Professional association devoted to educator professional development specializing in teaching leaders to plan, implement, and measure high-quality professional learning and leverage the power of professional learning to affect positive and lasting change.
  • All Things PLC– An ongoing process in which educators work collaboratively in recurring cycles of collective inquiry and action research to achieve better results for the students they serve. Professional learning communities operate under the assumption that the key to improved learning for students is continuous job-embedded learning for educators.
  • School Reform Initiative– A premier source for materials, resources, and professional development related to SRI Critical Friendship, Facilitative Leadership, and Collaborative Learning. SRI supports educators to address issues of educational equity and excellence for all students through building and sustaining of transformational adult learning communities.