Eric Hirsch

EdReports, Durham, NC

Eric is the Founding Executive Director of EdReports.org, an independent non-profit that increases the capacity of teachers, administrators, and leaders to seek, identify, and demand the highest- quality instructional material. Prior to coming to EdReports, Eric was the Chief External Affairs Officer at the New Teacher Center, the Executive Director of the Center for Teaching Quality, and the Education Program Manager at the National Conference of State Legislatures. He has supported policymakers in 35 states, written and published more than 150 articles, book chapters, reports and policy briefs, and presented at conferences across the country.

Learning Forward is my number one source for deep professional learning and designing effective professional learning systems for my district. This is the one conference and learning experience that I fight for every year.

— Mark St. Clair

Quality big name speakers during concurrent sessions. Facilitators engaged participants. Focused on professional learning.  It’s rare to attend a conference with TONS of sessions that are relevant for my work (professional developer).

— 2018 Attendee