FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT FOR MICHIGAN EDUCATORS (FAME) New Formative Assessment Coaches Application (Deadline: April 25, 2014)

Dear Colleague:

“..the whole focus of the team is to improve the craft of teaching.  You focus more on getting students to learn rather than on getting students to simply perform a task.” – quote from Muskegon County FAME learning team member.

Perhaps we met at a conference, shared a phone conversation, or exchanged an email and you expressed an interest in FAME.

MAC urges adoption of the SBAC for the state assessment system

Principles of Effective Statewide Student Assessment Systems - are best supported by SBAC.  To read the policy paper, please click on the link below...


MAC News: The Newsletter of the MI Assessment Consortium Winter 2014

Read about Principles for Effective Statewide Student Assessment Systems, Jay McTighe's new book LumiBook on assessment, NEW resources available through the MI Arts Education Instruction and Assessment Project, MAC @ MSTC and more…


Recognition for the MAC

Rick Stiggins

"The Michigan Assessment Consortium represents a model of the kind of professional association we need in every state to promote the effective use of high-quality assessment from the classroom to the boardroom."

-Rick Stiggins Founder of the Assessment Training Institute

Our Mission

The mission of the MAC is to improve student learning and achievement through a system of coherent curriculum, balanced assessment, and effective instruction. We do this by collaboratively...

  • Promoting assessment knowledge and practice.
  • Providing professional development.
  • Producing and sharing assessment tools and products.