The Annual Conference on Assessment & Grading

The Annual Conference on Assessment & Grading

USD$659.00
  • $639.00 per person for teams of 5 or more
  • Early Bird pricing ends 07/18/17
 

The educator’s goal is to ensure students love learning and are motivated to achieve at high levels. During this conference, you’ll hear keynotes and participate in breakouts packed with tools, tips, and templates for successful instruction and assessment. Gain strategies to ensure every student can answer these questions: “Where am I going and why?” “How am I doing?” “Where to next?” Experts will share implementation models, answer questions, and discuss next steps with your team. You’ll leave empowered and prepared to ensure every student, regardless of background, is college and career ready.

  • Develop a balanced assessment plan for your school or district, to ensure student investment in their own learning, frequent and specific feedback, gap analysis, improved instruction, and collaboration.
  • Acquire the skills to refine traditional lessons into standards-based lessons with clear learning targets.
  • Gain strategies to help students really understand classroom expectations and how their success will be measured.
  • Discover how to build common formative assessments and analyze the data to both remediate and extend instruction.
  • Develop a toolkit of feedback strategies to impact student investment and learning results.
  • Recognize how to build assessment literacy, utilizing a learning map to differentiate professional development.
  • Identify how technology can improve the instruction and assessment process.
  • Gain research-based approaches to standards-based grading and reporting.

Hear from our attendees

Agenda and speakers are subject to change.

Download the detailed agenda

Monday, October 16th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:45 a.m. Keynote
9:45–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00–11:30 a.m. Breakouts
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:00–2:30 p.m.

Breakouts

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45–4:15 p.m. Breakouts

Tuesday, October 17th

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:45 a.m. Keynote
9:45–10:00 a.m.

Break

10:00–11:30 a.m. Breakouts
11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:00–2:30 p.m.

Breakouts

2:30–2:45 p.m.

Break

2:45–4:15 p.m. Ask an Expert/Team Time

Wednesday, October 18h

7:00–8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

8:00–9:30 a.m.

Keynote

9:30–9:45 a.m. Break
9:45–11:30 a.m.

Keynote

Events reach capacity quickly. Please confirm your registration before making travel plans.

Convention Center Parking: $10 Self

Hyatt Regency Parking: $23 Overnight Self-Parking via Front Desk with In & Out privileges; $33 Overnight Valet Parking.

All rates are per day and subject to change.

Use this link to receive a 10% discount on Advantage Rent A Car.

In order to receive the discounted hotel room rate, please mention Solution Tree. After the deadline listed below, rates will be determined by the hotel.


Primary Hotel

Hyatt Regency Phoenix

122 North Second Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
602.252.1234

Discounted Rate: (single or double) $219 per night

Deadline: September 15, 2017

Online reservations

“Knowledgeable speakers provided ideas and strategies for making us become better as teachers AND making it easier to manage.”

Kim Tunney, teacher, Canyon Ridge Elementary School, Arizona

“Relevant content by credible educators . . . Solution Tree never fails to bring the best and brightest.”

Kelly Vines Nash, curriculum and instruction consultant, School of Education, University of Missouri-Kansas City

“I have never been to a conference that I truly enjoyed and learned so much from before this one!”

Gale Harrington, teacher, Armijo High School, California

Venue

Phoenix Convention Center - South Building

100 North Third Street

Phoenix, Arizona


Participation Information

You will receive a certificate of participation after the event. Please check with your department of education for CEU availability. Check back this summer for more information about graduate credit with San Diego State University.


Additional Information

Included with your registration

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