Welcome to the Office of Professional Learning, where we provide rigorous and relevant learning opportunities that enhance and strengthen instructional practice.Through the use of 21st-century learning tools and the establishment of a virtual learning community, we will foster a culture of shared practice and collective inquiry to ensure student success.


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We have created a virtual learning community. Follow @SAISDLearning on Twitter for an online exchange of best practices, tips and  successes. Peruse Pinterest to find projects and activities to replicate in your classroom.




5 Pivotal Practices That Shape Instructional Leadership

(Source: The Wallace Foundation)

  1. Shaping a vision
  2. Creating a climate hospitable to education
  3. Cultivating leadership in others
  4. Improving Instruction
  5. Managing people, data and processes

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Through learning we re-create ourselves. Through learning we become able to do something we never were able to do. Through learning we reperceive the world and our relationship to it.
Through learning we extend our capacity to create, to be part of the generative process of life.

Peter M. Senge



District Mission Statement

To transform SAISD into a national model urban school district where every child graduates and is educated so that he or she is prepared to be a contributing member of the community.