Building a Better Assessment Future 2022August 3 - 4, 2022
Why Build a Better Assessment Future? More than at any other time in recent history, educators and policymakers recognize the need to provide an education…
In support of our mission to improve student learning and achievement for all students, we address the current circumstances facing our schools in responding to the growing public rejection of racial inequity in American society and call for societal changes that ensure equity of opportunity and safety for Black students and other people of color.
This workshop builds on the Assessment 101 workshop (WS 3), but is appropriate for those who did not attend that workshop and those who already have a basic understanding of assessment. This workshop is intended to help teachers, administrators, and local board members understand their roles in supporting, implementing, and using the results of assessments for learning (e.g., formative assessment practices) and assessments of learning (e.g., interim and summative assessments). This session will also define additional topics that will be helpful in promoting assessment literacy among colleagues