Sandra Herbst

Sandra Herbst

Sandra Herbst is a noted system leader, author, speaker, coach, consultant, and educator with extensive experience in assessment, leadership, and adult learning.

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Sandra Herbst

Sandra Herbst is a noted system leader, author, speaker, coach, consultant, and educator with extensive experience in assessment, leadership, and adult learning. Her expertise, informed by wide-ranging practice and research, is enhanced by her compassion and humor. Sandra is a former elementary and secondary classroom and specialty teacher, school administrator, and program consultant. She is also former assistant superintendent of the second-largest school district in Manitoba and a past president of the Manitoba Association of School Superintendents and the Manitoba ASCD affiliate.

As a facilitator of workshops, web conferences, and events across North America and internationally, Sandra engages her audiences by connecting people to practical strategies and approaches and by building on the expertise and passion that lies within each of us. She provides teachers and leaders with strategies and methods to help meet the diverse needs of learners. Sandra engages in long-term projects with school systems including coteaching and coplanning with teachers.

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Presentation titles by Sandra Herbst

  • Walking the Talk: How Leaders Use Assessment
  • Making Sense of Quality Classroom Assessment: Supporting Professional Learning Leaders
  • Getting Assessment Ready for the New School Year
  • Planning for Student Success: Creating an Assessment Plan
  • Making Classroom Assessment Work for Student Learning
  • Transforming Barriers to Assessment for Learning
  • Helping Students Understand What Is Expected of Them
  • Feedback for Learning Without Grades, Scores, or Marks
  • Collecting, Organizing, and Presenting Evidence of Learning
  • We’re All in This Together: Parent-Student-Teacher Conferences
  • Professional Judgment: Grading, Evaluating, and Reporting Student Learning
  • Co-Constructing Criteria: Engaging Students
  • Quality Classroom Assessment: How Can Students Show Us What They Know?
  • Communication to Promote Professional Learning
  • Feedback to ‘Feed Forward’: What’s In It for Student Learning?
  • Leading Systems of Quality Assessment: What School Board Officials Need to Know
  • Leading the Way to Making Assessment Work for Student Learning
  • Assessment for Learning: How to Lead and Support Systemwide Change