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.
Elevating literacy rates in the state of Michigan will require a structure of supports from the system to the student level, including articulation and integration of an assessment system designed to support our curricular aims and instructional practices. The Early Literacy Assessment System report, commissioned by the MDE and coordinated by the MAC, brought together literacy, assessment, professional learning and systems expertise to make the point that an assessment system must be composed of elements that cohere and work together in terms of the intended functions and interpretive uses. This session presents recommendations and implications from the report.Event Resources