Ainsley B. Rose

Ainsley B. Rose

Ainsley B. Rose is an author, a presenter, and a consultant. An experienced elementary and secondary teacher and principal, he is former director of education for the Western Quebec School Board.

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Ainsley B. Rose

Ainsley B. Rose is an author, a presenter, and a consultant. An experienced elementary and secondary teacher and principal, he is former director of education for the Western Quebec School Board.

His expertise includes effective schools research, Professional Learning Communities at Work™, instructional intelligence, standards and assessment, common formative assessment, TRIBES, and Covey's Seven Habits of Effective People®, among others.

He has worked with New Brunswick schools through PLC at Work™ Coaching Academies, as well as benevolent work with the lecturers and professors in Lusaka, Zambia, for the Leadership and Learning Center founded by Douglas B. Reeves. Ainsley is a senior leadership coach and professional development associate for the center.

A published author, he has served as chair of the Committee for Anglophone Curriculum Responsables and the Implementation Design Committee. He was named to the advisory board of English education by the Minister of Education of Quebec. Ainsley has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Association of Administrators of English Schools of Quebec.

Ainsley is an experienced elementary and secondary classroom teacher and principal, as well as an instructor of graduate-level courses for administrators and preservice teachers.

He earned a master of arts and bachelor of arts honors degree from the University of Western Ontario, a certificate in education from Concordia University, and a certificate in French as a second language from the Adult Education Center in Cowansville, Quebec.

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Presentation titles by Ainsley B. Rose

  • Balanced Assessment: What? Why? How?
  • Matching Achievement Targets to Assessment Methods
  • Student-Involved Assessment
  • Keys to Effective Assessment Design
  • Selected and Constructed Response Assessment Designs
  • TEAM: Developing Common Assessments
  • Performance Assessments and Rubrics
  • Meaningful Feedback
  • Reporting Learning
  • Examining Student Work
  • Portfolios
  • Grading
  • Reporting and Developing Report Cards
  • Leadership, Culture, and Assessment Policy
  • Student-Led Conferences
  • Assessments of Learning
  • Common Formative Assessment
  • Decision Making for Results and Data Teams

“Ainsley was a great success! He is the perfect blend of seriousness and humor. Our folks were taken with his style. He treated each and every question, clarification, and challenge with equal dignity and respect.”

—Kathy Rother, associate head of school, Salpointe Catholic High School, Arizona

“Mr. Rose was very personable and approachable. He listened carefully to our team's questions and provided helpful responses.”

—Susan Lewis, teacher, Hollis Primary School, New Hampshire