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How to Measure Student Progress for MTSS
Thursday, April 11, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EDT
Presented by James Fleming, Executive Director of Professional Services, Illuminate Education; and Dr. Alisabeth Shearn, Executive Director, Illuminate Education
Sponsored by Illuminate Education
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Monitoring student progress is essential for multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS), but many educators aren’t sure what factors are involved and how to connect the data with their students. In this edWebinar, learn to unpack the ways that proficiency and growth are measured and identify the students who need additional or different supports.
This recorded presentation will be of interest to K-12 teachers, school and district leaders, and MTSS coordinators.
About the Presenters
James Fleming is an experienced instructional leader who works with districts and charter schools nationwide. Before joining the Illuminate team, James was a middle school science teacher, an assistant principal, and Director of Assessment and Accountability. As a director, James led a complete overhaul of his district’s K-12 assessment strategy, which redefined the district’s measures of student success at a classroom, site, and district levels. He is dedicated to improving the school experience for all students.
Dr. Alisabeth Shearn has spent her entire career in curriculum, instruction, and assessment. After starting out as a classroom teacher, she went on to earn a master’s degree in curriculum and instruction followed by a second masters and Ph.D. in developmental psychology at The Ohio State University. She served as an assessment coordinator and director at two large Colorado school districts during which time, she earned eight awards from the American Educational Research Association for Assessment Results Reporting. She also served as president of the state-wide assessment director and program evaluator’s network. In 2001, she co-founded Alpine Achievement, an edtech company providing support for data management, visualization, and student plans to hundreds of K-12 school districts from 13 states and three countries. Since merging with Illuminate Education in 2018, Alisabeth now is a part of the product team where she is focused on the vision and strategy for the future of product.
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