Katie White spends her days working to transform the educational experience for teachers and students. She has been an integral part of her own school system's multi-year journey through educational reform and has assisted systems worldwide in their work toward approaches that honor learning relationships.
Katie White spends her days working to transform the educational experience for teachers and students. She has been an integral part of her own school system's multi-year journey through educational reform and has assisted systems worldwide in their work toward approaches that honor learning relationships. She has a passion for helping educators develop a personalized understanding of the connections between curriculum, assessment, and instruction as well as creative approaches for reaching and teaching every single learner in every single classroom.
In living out this passion, she not only works within her system, but serves as an educational consultant and author for Solution Tree. Her sense of humor and responsive approach to adult learning makes her a sought-after professional support for systems and schools. In addition, she is the current president of the not-for-profit Canadian Assessment for Learning Network.
Katie has a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in curriculum studies from the University of Saskatchewan. She has served in the roles of classroom teacher (K–12), online high school teacher, instructional coach, vice principal, principal and central office leader for over 30 years.
Katie has authored three books and coauthored her most recent fourth publication. She has also contributed to several books published by other authors and has written multiple educational curricula, resources, and training within the educational sector. She has blogged on several sites, including All Things Assessment, and her voice can be heard on many podcasts.
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Presentations by Katie White
- How Changing One Thing Changes Everything: Clarifying a Learning Continuum
- A District’s Journey Into Standards-Based Learning, Assessment, and Reporting
- Self-Assessment with Young Children/ Middle Years Students/ High School Learners
- Using Formative Assessment to Nurture Strong Thinking
- Unlocked: Finding Creativity through Assessment
- Optimizing Hope, Efficacy, and Achievement through Collaborative Common Assessment
- Taking the Next Step: Students as Authors of Their Own Learning Stories
- Using Assessment to Explore Thinking
- Making Assessment Matter: Refining Everyday Assessment
- Softening the Edges: Assessment and the Whole Child
"Katie invites teachers to look at the purpose of assessment and to consider how they are building up the whole student using thoughtful assessment tools and strategies."
"Katie listens carefully to the school context and plans for the learning in a manner that is flexible enough to pivot when necessary and is thoroughly responsive to the needs of the group."