Links All Things PLC has a website that offers free materials from Solution Tree, a source directly tied in with the DuFours & Eaker. Click: http://www.allthingsplc.info Learning Forward, formerly the National Staff Development Council, offers a wealth of information consistent with PLC philosophy. See their website at: www.learningfroward.org
BOOKS: Anything by the DuFours or Eaker - specifically: DuFour, R.P., DuFour, R., & Eaker, R. (2008). Revisiting professional learning communities at work: New insights for improving schools. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree. DuFour, R.P., DuFour, R., Eaker, R, & Karhanek, G. (2004). Whatever it takes: How professional learning communities respond when kids don't learn. Bloomington, IN: National Education Service. DuFour, R.P., DuFour. R., Eaker, R., & Many, T. (2006). Learning by doing: A handbook for professional learning communities at work. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree. DuFour, R.P., & DuFour, R. (2005). On Common Ground: The power of professional learning communities. Bloomington, IN: National Education Service. Fullan, M. (2008). The six secrets of change: What best leaders do to help their organizations survive and thrive. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. Graham, P., & Ferriter, W. (2010). Building a professional learning community at work: A guide to the first year. Bloomington, IN: Solution Tree Patterson, K., Grenny, J., Maxfield, D., McMillan, R., & Switzler, A. (2002). Influencer: The power to change anything. New York: McGraw Hill. Ravitch, D. (2010). The Death and Life of the Great American School System: How testing and Choice Are Undermining Education (revised & expanded ed.). New York: Basic Books. Schmoker, M. (2011). Focus: Elevating the Essentials to Radically Improve Student Learning. ASCD: Alexandria, VA.