Cassandra Erkens

Cassandra Erkens

Cassandra Erkens is a presenter, facilitator, coach, trainer of trainers, keynote speaker, author, and above all, a teacher. She presents nationally and internationally on assessment, instruction, school improvement, and professional learning communities.

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Cassandra Erkens

Cassandra Erkens is a presenter, facilitator, coach, trainer of trainers, keynote speaker, author, and above all, a teacher. She presents nationally and internationally on assessment, instruction, school improvement, and professional learning communities.

Cassandra is an adjunct faculty member at a few local universities where she takes teachers through graduate education courses. She has authored and coauthored a wide array of published trainings, and she has designed and delivered the training of trainers programs for two major education-based companies.

As an educator and recognized leader, Cassandra has served as a senior high school English teacher, a director of staff development at the district level, a regional school improvement facilitator, and a director of staff and organization development in the private sector.

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Presentation titles by Cassandra Erkens

  • Making Homework Count
  • Promoting and Certifying Learning With Collaborative Common Assessments
  • Assessment Design With the Common Core Standards
  • Designing Scales and Rubrics
  • Getting to Standards-Based Grading
  • Leading the Way to Assessment Literacy
  • Instructional Leadership
  • Using Formative Data to Inform Instruction
  • Empowering True Collaboration
  • Navigating Conflict and Feeling Good About It
  • Navigating Change
  • Leading by Design
  • Facilitation Skills for Leadership Empowerment