2018 Summer Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Institute

08/01/2018 - 8:00am to 08/03/2018 - 12:30pm
Grade levels:
All Grade Levels, Professional Development
Content areas:
Assessment, Elementary Ed, Professional Development, Secondary Ed
well-rounded education, continuous improvement, every student succeeds act, ESSA
Oregon Department of Education

Well-Rounded Education: Empowering Every Student to Succeed

Wednesday, August 1: Pre-Conference:

  • Oregon Department of Education: “Leveraging Continuous Improvement to Promote Well-Rounded Education”
  • Educational Excellence: “Stop Talking the Talk. Walk the Walk: How Teacher Teams Help Kids Succeed!”

Thursday & Friday, August 2-3: Main Conference:

  • Cyndie Schmeiser, Strategic Advisor: Cyndie leads strategic initiatives focused on forging stronger connections between assessment and instruction. She served as College Board’s Chief of Assessment, President and Chief Operating Officer of ACT’s Education Division, and as the president of the National Council of Measurement in Education (NCME).
  • Chris Minnich, CEO, Northwest Education Association: Chris Minnich formerly served as Director of Test Design and Implementation at the Oregon Department of Education from 2003-2005. While there, he effectively led the statewide implementation of Oregon’s online assessment. Most recently, he successfully served as the executive director of the Council of Chief State School Officers (CCSSO). Currently, Chris is the Chief Executive Officer of NWEA.

Visit COSA’s website for more details and registration information.

View the OEN 2018 Teaching, Learning, and Assessment Summer Institute group for information about conference sessions, presentation decks, handouts, and an opportunity to engage with others about the conference!