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Have you participated in professional development (PD) programs that never met your expectations? Have you found it difficult to find a program that fits well with your academic and pedagogical needs? If so, the author shares your sentiment. In this article, he describes three lessons learned while developing and conducting a PD partnership program. Creating a good fit, fostering a sense of community, and providing time for adequate reflection are essential to teacher involvement.