Assessing for Equity Series (Registration Closed) 


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


Five session that meet virtually via Zoom August - February 2020-2021

from 3:00pm - 5:00pm (PST)

  • August 19, 2020         Session 1: Foundations

  • October 7, 2020         Session 2: Accuracy

  • November 18, 2020   Session 3: Bias-Resistant

  • January 13, 2021         Session 4: Motivational 

  • February 10, 2021      Session 5: Now What: Shifting Practices


$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.



  • 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 will be limited to 40 participants.


Lori Cohen

Elizabeth Denevi