Bringing Educators, Leaders, and Policymakers Together

Events for the passionate changemakers working to improve educational assessment and accountability.

Great work is never done alone. Our events provide an open space for great discussion, idea sharing, collaboration, and inspiration among a wide range of leaders, thinkers, and practitioners in the field – all with a shared commitment to improving outcomes for students.

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Assessment and Accountability to Monitor and Support Learning Recovery

AC Hotel by Marriott Portsmouth Downtown/Waterfront 299 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth, NH, United States

This year’s RILS focuses on how state and district leaders can use assessment and accountability to both monitor and support learning recovery as we emerge from the dark cloud of the pandemic.

Through-Year Assessment: Ten Key Considerations (Webinar)

Through-year assessment is enjoying a surge of attention. More than a dozen states are designing, piloting, or implementing versions of this assessment model to replace their current end-of-year summative tests for accountability. Through-year programs may provide benefits, but will also demand significant tradeoffs. In this webinar, Center President Scott Marion, and Senior Associates Carla Evans, […]

The Path Forward for School Accountability: Practical Ways to Improve School Accountability Systems Now (Webinar)

The last few years have produced a groundswell of interest in improving our school accountability systems. COVID-related school closures and a national reckoning with systemic racism have added urgency to calls for accountability reform. We don’t refute calls for sweeping reform. But it’s also important to take action right now to improve accountability systems. In […]

The 2023 Reidy Interactive Lecture Series (RILS)

AC Hotel by Marriott Portsmouth Downtown/Waterfront 299 Vaughan Street, Portsmouth, NH, United States

Reflecting on and Improving Accountability Systems: Promises and Challenges

$200 – $250
The Brian Gong Colloquium

The Brian Gong Colloquium

This annual colloquium is named in honor of Brian Gong, the Center's Co-Founder and former Executive Director. Our aspiration for this internal event is to foster the intellectual curiosity, innovative thinking, and respectful discourse that Brian models. Our staff focuses on a topic that may be outside of their expertise but is likely to have a significant impact in our field of work. We spend one year gathering information on the topic, and we invite experts to join us for the colloquium to share information and engage in discussions.