District-wide alignment is the organisational equivalent of ensuring that every student learns. To fully realise its potential, a professional learning community (PLC) must align around three big ideas: a focus on learning, a collaborative culture, and a results orientation. For each of these ideas, there must be common agreement and expectations around certain non-negotiable policies and practices. This book shows how to align around these non-negotiables across strategic, tactical and operational roles. The authors explain
PLCs have demonstrated their success. Aligning School Districts as PLCs takes up the challenge of replicating that success on a larger scale.