Assessing for Equity Series 

Purpose

To shift cultures of assessment in service of more equitable outcomes for students

 

Five sessions that meet virtually via Zoom beginning  January 14, 2022 

for two hours 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm PST  |  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST

  • January 14, 2022 Session 1: Context Setting & Foundations—
    Historical Underpinnings, Common Misconceptions

  • February 14, 2022 Session 2: Accuracy—Exploding Mythologies; New Practices

  • March 14, 2022 Session 3: Bias-Resistant

  • April 4, 2021 Session 4: Motivational 

  • May 2, 2021 Session 5: Now What: Shifting Practices

Cost

$600 individual; $1500 for a group of three from your school site

There will be pre-work for the first session, and homework will be assigned between sessions to continue our asynchronous learning. Participants will need to purchase their own copy of Joe Feldman’s Grading for Equity.

 

Outcomes:

  • Receive a strong foundation for the theoretical underpinnings of assessing for equity

  • Dig into common assessment practices and complete equity checks: exploding mythologies, rethinking approaches

  • Receive tools and practices for classroom and self-assessment 

  • Examining equitable assessment practices through social, emotional, and academic lenses; investigate bias and mood and their impact on student assessment

  • Transfer learning to create new, more equitable practices; activate leadership and shift perspectives within teams and school sites

Who should attend:

Classroom teachers; department leads; school leaders; district leaders; school boards; policy makers

Registration:

Registration will be limited to 40 participants.

Facilitators:

Lori Cohen

Elizabeth Denevi