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Learn how the Center for Assessment has been leading the effort and shaping the conversation around interim assessments by working with state and district education leaders to develop theories of action. Theories of action can better support interim assessments and the goals districts and schools hope to achieve.
Since the Center’s founding in 1998, we have imparted 2 decades of influence on assessment and accountability systems in states, schools, and districts across the country. See how we got where we are today, and where we plan to go over the next 20 years.
A Conference Unlike Any Other
The Center’s annual Reidy Interactive Lecture Series conference brings together education professionals from states and school districts across the country. Hear from some of our staff and multi-year attendees about how the conference has helped promote important change in assessment, accountability, and student learning.
The Interim Assessment Challenge
There has long been a challenge associated with how interim assessments are selected, used, and evaluated. Hear from educators from the Wyoming Department of Education as they detail their approach to interim assessments to improve student learning and performance.
Case Study: The Selection, Use, and Evaluation of Interim Assessments in Wyoming
Hear from members of the Wyoming Department of Education’s Standards and Assessment Team, as well as a district curriculum director, to learn how they overcame specific challenges in the implementation of a new interim assessment, and what the assessment is doing for the state today.
Getting What You Need Out of an Interim Assessment
New Hampshire Superintendent Kadie Wilson explains how her district engaged in design thinking to create an assessment system that would provide high-quality instruction, curricula, and assessment practices.
The Interim Assessment Toolkit
The Center for Assessment has designed a multi-phase interim assessment toolkit intended to help districts identify gaps and needs within their assessment systems, develop a theory of action based on those findings, and guide districts through the selection, use, and evaluation of interim assessments.