May 17 2018, 2:00 PM EDT

Webinar: Leading the Way: How States Are Using Deeper Learning Assessments

Thursday, May 17, 2018

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The third webinar in LPI’s series, Achieving Equity Through Deeper Learning, explored how states are using and sharing information on deeper learning assessments. Paul Leather, Director of State and Local Partnerships, Center for Innovation in Education, discussed the 4 State Performance Assessment Project which supports the design and use of performance-based assessments across multi-district networks serving large numbers of students from historically disadvantaged communities in California, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Virginia. Stephen Pruitt, former Commissioner of Education, Kentucky Department of Education, discussed how the State Performance Assessment Learning Community (SPA-LC) is designing and implementing assessment systems that include performance-based assessments, starting with the subject of science. And from the State of Washington's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, Dawn Cope, Science Assessment Lead, and Ellen Ebert, Director, Learning and Teaching Science, Environmental and Sustainability Education, discussed two major efforts that incorporate performance assessments in ways that engage students in three-dimensional science learning.

Speakers:

  • Dawn Cope, Science Assessment Lead, Assessment and Student Information, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Washington
  • Ellen Ebert, Director, Learning and Teaching Science, Environmental and Sustainability Education, Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, State of Washington
  • Paul Leather, Director of State and Local Partnerships, Center for Innovation in Education
  • Stephen Pruitt, former Commissioner of Education, Kentucky Department of Education
  • Roneeta Guha, Senior Researcher, Learning Policy Institute

 

This Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Initiative webinar series is supported by a grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.


Image courtesy of Allison Shelley/The Verbatim Agency for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action.