The Heart of Assessment FOR Learning: Harnessing the Power of Assessment to Increase Learning
October 05, 2017
- Presented by:Scott Habeeb
- Registration Fee:$139 ( $189 for non-members)
- Location:Emmet Street Holiday Inn, Charlottesville
This conference has been CANCELLED due to insufficient enrollment by the registration deadline.
The goal of The Heart of Assessment FOR Learning is to help educators maximize the power of assessment and increase learning. Learning is the goal of teaching, yet too often it seems as though the focus of schools is on getting grades. When educators approach teaching from an Assessment FOR Learning perspective, they are able to move the focus back to learning. This workshop helps educators avoid common assessment pitfalls and instead use descriptive feedback to enable young people to master content and skills. Too often, educators unknowingly practice AFG – Assessment for Grading. However, when used properly, assessment is much more than a grading tool. The true power of assessment lies in its potential to dramatically impact student achievement. This is AFL – Assessment FOR Learning. Gain both the philosophy and the practical strategies you need to lead an “AFL Revival” in your school or division.
Online Follow-up (available for a two month window after training): Participants will be given the opportunity to complete a 2-4 hour online course on implementing AFL. The presenter will serve as these participants’ personal assessment coach, providing online feedback and also being available for assessment-related conversations as participants seek to create practical strategies that incorporate the philosophy of AFL into their classrooms and schools. Participants who complete the online course will receive an additional five Re-Certification points.
Classroom Teachers, Instructional Leaders, and School Administrators
Scott Habeeb (Salem City Schools)
Scott Habeeb, a graduate of Virginia Tech, taught World History as part of Salem City Schools’ Freshman Transition Program for seven years. Scott earned a leadership and supervision endorsement through the University of Virginia. In 2004, he was appointed Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction for Salem City High School, where he has now been promoted to the position of Principal. Scott is a founding member of Solutions, etc., a consulting firm that provides professional development FOR educators BY educators. Since 2002, he has worked with schools across the country helping them with their freshman transition needs, with implementing meaningful formative assessment strategies, and encouraging teachers to go beyond the content.
Conference Runs from 9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Registration and Breakfast Begin at 8:00 a.m.
Lunch will be served at noon.
All registered participants will receive an email with event details in the week before the conference is held.
The conference fee is $139 for each participant who is member of a school division which is a member of VSUP/VaSCL.
The registration fee for participants from Non-Member school divisions is $189 .
Registration fees include breakfast and lunch, as well as parking and internet access.
The registration deadline is September 22, 2017.
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Once you have submitted the registration, the person or people whom you have designated to receive a confirmation email should see that email (with registration information included) within 24 hours.
Pre-Payment is not required for participation.
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If a Purchase Order Number is provided on the Conference Registration Form for a participant, the invoice from VSUP will reference that Purchase Order Number.
1901 Emmet Street
Charlottesville, VA 22901
VSUP/VaSCL room rate.
VSUP / VaSCL Special Rate: $109
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