The Learning Principal

Frederick Brown

LFKS Virtual Learning Opportunity led by Learning Forward’s Frederick Brown

The Learning Principal
Becoming a Learning Leader

Being a Learning Principal has never been more important
How do we intentionally position schools to adapt, learn, and grow with today’s current challenges?

A virtual learning workshop presented by Learning Forward Kansas featuring Frederick Brown
Three sessions with Learning Forward’s Chief Learning Officer/Deputy, Frederick Brown. Registration includes the book, The Learning Principal. 

Workshop Description:

Now more than ever, principals are called upon to create the conditions necessary for effective teaching and learning in their schools. During these three sessions, participants will explore research that clarifies the link between principal actions and results for students. Participants will exit the learning experience with specific tools and resources that can be put to use immediately.

Workshop Details

Presenter: Frederick Brown, Chief Learning Officer/Deputy, Learning Forward
Workshop dates:
January 11, 2022 9:00-11:30
February 1, 2022 9:00-11:30
February 22, 2022 9:00-11:30
Conference Registration: Member – $175, Non-Member – $200

Zoom Link will be sent to Registrants


Principals, assistant principals, and others interested in building leadership


Develop a plan of practice that will shape their learning experience
Consider implications of research findings describing how principals affect students and schools
Experience tools principals can use to strengthen learning teams and enhance teaching
Discover strategies to manage the change process
Examine assumptions that influence equity-centered leadership



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*Note our Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received one week prior to an event to avoid being billed for the full registration amount.


About the Facilitator

Frederick Brown is Learning Forward’s deputy executive director. Prior to joining Learning Forward, Fred served as a senior program office for the New York City-based Wallace Foundation where he guided the work of several major grantees, including the Southern Regional Education Board; the Institute for Learning at the University of Pittsburgh; and the states of Ohio, Iowa, Wisconsin, Oregon, Kansas, and
New Jersey.

Prior to joining The Wallace Foundation, Brown was Director of the Leadership Academy and Urban Network for Chicago (LAUNCH), an organization whose mission is to identify, train, and support principals for the Chicago Public Schools. In 2005, LAUNCH was highlighted by the U.S. Department of Education as an Innovative Pathway to the Principalship.

Brown’s expertise is grounded in real-world experience. He has been an elementary school teacher and principal as well as a middle school assistant principal. He also served as a founding member of the Mathematics and Equity Teams for Ohio’s Project Discovery, a statewide initiative to improve mathematics and science instruction.

Over the past 15 years, Brown has been a leader in designing and facilitating cutting-edge learning experiences for school and district administrators on topics such as cultural competence, leadership, and professional learning communities

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