Instructional Agility to Foster Student Investment

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
The registration period has closed for this event.  8:30 AM to 3:30 PM


Registration open through 3/11/2019 11:59 PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)


The registration period has closed for this event.




Spend a day with fellow educators learning more about how to structure learning environments that better allow teachers to accurately assess and respond to student learning and make real-time decisions that foster student investment.

- Identify the classroom conditions to set up instructional agility and student investment.
- Describe key components of instructional agility.
- Learn key strategies for developing student investment through instructional agility.
- Reflect on current instructional agility and student investment practices to determine next steps.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER: Nicole Dimich Vagle

Nicole Dimich Vagle has a passion for education and lifelong learning, which has led her to extensively explore, facilitate, and implement innovative practices in school improvement. She works with elementary and secondary educators in presentations, trainings, and consultations that address today's most critical issues all in the spirit of facilitating improved support of student learning.

Nicole was a high school reform specialist, where she worked closely with school and district staff to support the implementation of small learning communities. This work included coaching individual and teams of teachers in assessment, literacy, and high expectations for all students. Nicole also helped facilitate and implement a data templates project in collaboration with the University of Minnesota. As training coordinator, she helped elementary and secondary educators design templates to track and analyze data.

A former middle and high school English teacher, Nicole was also a program evaluator and trainer at the Princeton Center for Leadership Training in New Jersey. She produced a training DVD that illustrates a protocol for examining the effectiveness of assessments and student learning. A featured presenter at conferences throughout North America, Nicole empowers educators to build capacity for and implement formative assessment practices, common assessment design and analysis, data-driven decisions, student work protocols, and motivational strategies.

Nicole earned a master of arts in human development from Saint Mary's University and a bachelor of arts in English and psychology from Concordia College. She is pursuing a doctorate.

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