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Summit ESC Invites Teachers to Free Interactive Assessment Literacy Conference

Posted: 12/6/2017

Summit Educational Service Center (ESC), in conjunction with Edcite, will be hosting the second annual Ohio Assessment Literacy Conference: Assessing for Deeper Learning on Saturday, January 27, beginning at 8:30 a.m. for all teachers and administrators. The conference will take place at Summit ESC, located at 420 Washington Ave. in Cuyahoga Falls.

Teachers are strongly encouraged to attend this free interactive conference. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with and explore assessment principles, the tools used to design assessments and AIR tips and strategies.  

Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., followed by keynote speaker Dr. Brent Duckor, author of the Moves in Formative Assessment.

Numerous breakout sessions will follow with speakers, including Dr. Donna Snodgrass, CAP Foundation president; Char Shryock, Bay Village’s director of curriculum and instruction; Steve Miller, Summit ESC’s mathematics consultant; Dr. Bryan Drost, Summit ESC’s director of curriculum and instruction; Tricia Eibner, gifted consultant, Cincinnati Public Schools and many more. Each presentation is designed to shed light on different ways to gauge students’ abilities, strategies to improve the measurement of students’ academic capabilities, how to lead assessment literacy in a district and how to master the art of creating assessments to engage learners.

Lunch is provided, free of charge.

“This is truly a great learning experience for teachers to attend,” said Dr. Drost. “The information shared will help to transform the student assessment process.”

For more information on the Ohio Assessment Literacy Conference and to register please visit www.edcite.com/pub/frag/site/OALC.html.