Our Definition of PLCs

Our Definition of Professional Learning Communities

Hipp and Huffman (2010) define the focus of PLC work as related to sustaining teacher and student learning: “Professional educators working collectively and purposefully to create and sustain a culture of learning for all students and adults” (p. 12).

Hipp, K. K., & Huffman, J. B. (2010). Demystifying the concept of professional learning communities. In K. K. Hipp & J. B. Huffman (Eds.), Demystifying professional learning communities: School leadership at its best (pp. 11-21). Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield.