This report is a literature review on methods for measuring the efficacy of Professional Learning Communities (PLCs) used in schools as a form of teacher professional development. Research-based characteristics of successful PLCs are identified, and several studies are cited that indicated student achievement gains as a result of PLC implementation. This research contributes to the literature on evaluating effective PLC professional development.
Career development; Professional learning communitie
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Smith, Rebecca; Ralston, Nicole; and Naegele, Zulema, "Professional Development through PLCs: Methods for Measuring PLC Efficacy" (2016). Education Faculty Publications and Presentations. 39.