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Online Course: Designing Performance Assessments

Online and asynchronous


Explore how to unpack standards and design performance assessments so that students produce products or performances that demonstrate their knowledge, skills, and ability to apply what they have learned. The course consists of modules that include pre and post understanding checks, video examples, and optional journal prompts. The course should be completed within six weeks of the enrollment date. Course completion time is approximately 20 hours.

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Formative Assessment: The Leadership Perspective (webinar)

January 20, 4:30- 5:30 via Adobe Connect


Join Karen Sanzo and Steve Myran, faculty members in the Educational Leadership Program at Old Dominion University, along with a panel of educational leaders. The presentation will feature best practices from research and examples from the field related to leading formative assessment initiatives, Find out what really works!

Those who register for the webinar will receive directions and a link to join the session via email approximately a week in advance. 

REGISTER HERE ($25, free for VASCD members)

Active VASCD members may attend free, but should register; use the PROMO code VASCDMEMBER at checkout.

We regret that registration fees are not refundable. However, your registration may be transferred to someone else if you find that you are unable to attend. Please contact Judy Lam at 434-466-7466 or vascd1@verizon.net if you need to transfer your registration.


Building and Using High Quality Classroom Performance Assessment

January 20, Doubletree Hotel, Charlottesville, 9:00- 3:00


Chris Gareis is Associate Professor of Educational Leadership at William and Mary, and coauthor of Teacher-Made Assessments: How to Connect Curriculum, Instruction and Student Learning. In this day-long professional development institute, Chris will share a framework to guide the development of performance assessment at any grade level. The creation and matching of tasks, response formats and grading plans will be discussed and illustrated. Participants will have the opportunity to draft design ideas to take back to their classrooms as a basis for their own assessment designs. 

Session begins at 9:00am and ends at 3:00pm. 

Location:  Doubletree Charlottesville, 990 Hilton Heights Rd. 22901

$145 

10% Discount for VASCD Members (enter the PROMO Code VASCDMEMBER at Checkout)

If you are not a VASCD member but would like to join now, go first to the membership link on our home page. After joining, use the VASCDMEMBER code to register for the session.

10% Discount for 10 or more participants from the same school or division (enter the PROMO Code GROUP at Checkout)

15% Discount if registering for  the two-workshop series along with Performance Assessment Design for Teachers on Jan 30 (enter the PROMO code SERIES at Checkout)

REGISTER HERE

We regret that registration fees are not refundable. However, your registration may be transferred to someone else if you find that you are unable to attend. Please contact Judy Lam at 434-466-7466 or vascd1@verizon.net if you need to transfer your registration.