This institute takes local school district leadership teams though an analysis of the conditions needed for designing balanced, high-quality assessment systems. The presenters will share a vision of excellence in assessment that centers on three big ideas: the meaning and importance of balanced assessment, quality assessment and assessment for learning. They will then map a route in the form of seven assessment actions local leaders can take to make this vision a reality.
Participants will conduct a self-evaluation for their school/district in which they determine the extent to which they have taken or still need to take these seven essential actions:
All registered participants receive a free copy of the new third edition of Savvas ATI's book Assessment Balance and Quality: An Action Guide for School Leaders by Steve Chappuis, Carol Commodore and Rick Stiggins. This book includes a DVD and a CD-ROM containing activities that facilitate individual or group learning by extending the ideas presented in the book and in this two-day presentation.
School and District Leaders
NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS:
1+ for regional institute