Assessment Literacy Summer Training

Wednesday, June 26 - Friday, June 28


8:30-3:30 each day


Registration open through 6/21/2019 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)


The registration period has closed for this event.





Who: Teachers and leaders from Washtenaw and Livingston counties who are interested in an initial understanding of Assessment Literacy and how it can improve teaching and learning in their classrooms and schools.

Cost: Free

Important Details:
This three day training will introduce the foundational understandings of Assessment Literacy with an overview of the 5 Keys to Quality Classroom Assessment and allow for time to apply this learning to your own classroom practices.

Attendance at all three days is required. Teachers who are the first in their buildings to participate in Assessment Literacy Training will also continue with monthly support meetings at WISD.

SCECHs: 18 hours pending approval for Summer Training


Additional Information

What is Classroom Assessment Literacy?
The knowledge and skills needed to
  • gather accurate information about student achievement
  • use the assessment process and its results effectively to improve achievement

What are the components of Classroom Assessment Literacy?
  • Balanced Formative & Summative Assessment
  • Clear Targets
  • Test Item & Task Development
  • Development of Scoring Guides
Effective Use
  • Tracking Results & Grading
  • Self-assessment & Goal Setting
  • Descriptive Feedback
  • Instructional Planning w/Results

Why train in Assessment Literacy?
Do you want to ..?
  • join a network of educators committed to developing & using classroom assessments that motivate and engage students
  • critically reflect on and improve your own assessment and gradings practices to accurately measure, communicate, and increase student learning
  • better use your class time to effectively identify and meet the needs of all of your students
  • create equitable schools and classrooms where all learners feel confident in their ability to succeed
Do you want to learn more about...?
  • planning and managing both formative and summative assessments in the classroom
  • identifying, clarifying, and teaching to valued learning targets
  • designing or selecting high-quality assessment items and tasks
  • devising high-quality scoring keys, guides, and rubrics
  • using assessment results to plan further instruction
  • offering descriptive feedback during learning
  • designing assessments so that students can self-assess and set goals
  • tracking student achievement along with other relevant data
  • setting up a system so students can track and share their progress
  • calculating grades that accurately represent student achievement

Washtenaw ISD

1819 S. Wagner Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103

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Washtenaw Intermediate School District
1819 S. Wagner Road
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
(734) 994-8100