• The Missouri Story


    The National Education Association has followed Butcher-Green Elementary School in Grandview Missouri through their journey of developing, implementing, and sustaining a professional learning community in their school. The streaming video segments available on this website highlight the progress that the Butcher-Green Elementary staff members make as they address how to form teams, develop team norms, establish protocols, review student work, and develop collaborative processes. The entire video showcases how teams working together in effective professional learning communities close the achievement gap and improve student learning.

    This segment of the video leads the viewers through how Butcher-Green Elementary School developed and implemented collaborative processes as they started to implement their professional learning community.