MAC Reads 2022!

A state-wide engagement that encourages Michigan educators to read and engage around a common book, culminatint with a live virtual conversation with the author.

Join us for MAC Reads 2022!

Advance your understanding of assessment so your teachers can accurately measure learning, practice effective formative assessment strategies, and ensure and maintain a comprehensive and balanced assessment system in your school or district.

Featured book for 2022

Book cover image for featured bookTen Assessment Literacy Goals for School Leaders
by Steve Chappuis, Susan Brookhart, and Jan Chappuis

In this book, the authors guide you and your leadership team through 10 assessment literacy goals with practical content, how-to’s, success indicators, and activities to extend and process learning. You will come away understanding the attributes of comprehensive and balanced assessment systems, the necessity for clear academic achievement targets, and why assessment quality is essential.

Participant Can Expect:

You’ll have access to the book’s rubrics, processes, and practical tools that work across all grade levels and subject areas. You and fellow participants will gain insights to help you:

  • Work with staff to integrate formative assessment and sound grading practices
  • Communicate with all members of the school community about student learning
  • Protect students and teachers by avoiding unethical and inappropriate assessment use
  • Use student assessment information to improve and inform instruction
  • Develop assessment policies that support quality assessment practice

Mark Your Calendars!

Register on your own, or assemble a team!

Launch webinar: All registered participants and teams will receive a recorded orientation webinar to help them get started!  You’ll learn more about the author, the book, and the resources you’ll use during the book study. Best of all, you’ll get a preview of the March 2023 author event!

Author webinar: March 6, 2023, 4 – 6 p.m.

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