Principal Baretta Wilson explains in the featured video why she created professional learning communities (PLCs). The clip is one of five recordings from the Wallace Foundation that demonstrates the fourth quality of what makes leaders effective: improving instruction.
Baretta says the purpose of the PLCs is to exchange information about quality data management and instructional skills. She describes their usefulness and how she created time for these communities. The PLCs were part of a process that helped Baretta target better instruction.
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