Conference Agenda at a Glance

Day One at a Glance



8:00 AM Motivational Speaker – Manny Scott
9:30 AM Work Session Begins (Solution Tree Assessment Expert)

Getting Connected

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • Session Overview
  • Goal Setting

The Big Picture of Common Assessments

  • Design
  • Delivery
  • Data
12:00 PM Lunch on Your Own
1:30 PM Afternoon Session

Understanding Accurate Assessment Design

  • Purpose
    • Clarifying Purpose
    • Common Assessments as Formative Assessments
  • Focus
    • Rationale for Knowing Targets in Advance
    • Types of Achievement Targets
    • Finding Targets
    • Mapping Out Assessment Plans
3:30 PM Next Steps


Day Two at a Glance


8:30 AM Work Session Begins (Solution Tree Assessment Expert)

Getting Reconnected

  • Key Learning from Day 1
  • Overview for Day 2

Designing Accurate Assessments

  • Key Three Methods
  • Target and Method Match
  • Design Considerations
  • Rubric Development


Getting Started

11:30 AM Lunch on Your Own
1:00 PM Afternoon Session

Checking In

  • Where are you in the process?
  • Continuing the Work
3:30 PM Summation and Charge – Dr. Pew and Molly Spearman