Professional Learning Networks have been established in the Berkshires to focus on goals specific to their areas of interest. As of June 2013, 12 PLNs are active and an additional three will be formed by the fall.
The functions of the PLNS are:
Share best practices
Utilize the expertise of their members
Develop on-line networks to share information
Disseminate DESE information and policies
Utlize various Berkshire County resources efficiently and effectively.