Developing Balanced Assessment Systems: Virtual Institute

Explore Seven Essential Actions to Achieve Assessment Balance and Quality and Positively Impact Student Learning without traveling or breaking your budget.

The Developing Balanced Assessment Systems virtual institute helps school and district leaders learn how to create the conditions necessary to support a balanced assessment system that enables district personnel at any level to use both formative and summative assessments to gauge student progress toward meeting state standards, and delivers on the promise of assessment-informed instruction. School and district leaders will determine the status of these conditions in your district and develop an action plan for achieving success.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

School and District Leaders

Participants will learn from Rick Stiggins, founder and executive director of the Assessment Training Institute, through live sessions, discussions on video, and guided readings from the new 3rd edition of Assessment Balance and Quality: An Action Guide for School Leaders by Stephen Chappuis, Carol Commodore and Rick Stiggins. It's a powerful new learning model for school and district leaders with limited time or budget for travel.

TIMELINE: 6, one-hour online sessions over 6 weeks, plus:

  • Live author Q&A with Rick Stiggins, founder and executive director of the Assessment Training Institute
  • Self-paced learning sessions with video to fit into your time constraints

OUTCOMES:

During six online sessions, participating school and district leadership teams will:

  • Evaluate the extent to which they have taken seven essential assessment actions
  • Create their own action plan for moving forward on completion of these essential actions
  • Conduct a self-analysis of their preparedness to provide leadership in assessment
  • Advance their own assessment literacy
  • Create a balanced assessment system with quality classroom, interim / benchmark and annual assessments that support and verify student learning
  • Learn how research-based assessment practices can positively impact teaching and learning
  • Create an action plan for implementing successful assessment practices

INCLUDED MATERIALS:

All Developing Balanced Assessment Systems online workshop participants receive digital resources and an electronic copy of the new 3rd edition of Assessment Balance and Quality: An Action Guide for School Leaders by Stephen Chappuis, Carol Commodore and Rick Stiggins. This book provides the content guidance for learning during online sessions and for completing the activities to be done between sessions.

NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:

  • Individual Participants: 1+
  • District Cohorts: 15, 30 or 50 participants

 
Product
ISBN
Quantity
Developing Balanced Assessment Systems Virtual Institute - District Cohort 15 Participants
0000114050
Developing Balanced Assessment Systems Virtual Institute - District Cohort 30 Participants
0000114038
Developing Balanced Assessment Systems Virtual Institute - District Cohort 50 Participants
0000114036