Making Assessment Work for All Students: National Survey Provides Surprising Insight
Educational assessments are powerful tools, but they’re also at the center of many political debates. A study conducted by Gallup and NWEA highlights the need for increased communication among schools, families, and policymakers, to ensure all stakeholders truly understand the importance of matching the right assessment with the right purpose. Learn:
- How teachers, students, principals, superintendents and parents really feel about assessments
- How teachers most commonly use assessment data, and how that differs from leadership perceptions
- What three practical actions California administrators should take, based on this data
Transforming Stakeholder Acceptance into Deep Agreement
There’s a big difference in stakeholders accepting a course of action versus agreeing wholeheartedly. Acceptance suggests a tolerance that may be... [more]
Getting to a Wholehearted Yes Moving from Buy-in to Ownership
Wholehearted agreement means moving stakeholders beyond buy-in for the decision-making process. Buy-in suggests a temporary or passive interest that fades... [more]
Assessing English Language Learners for Special Education: Legal...
The Individual with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) mandates nondiscriminatory assessment practices for children of culturally and linguistically... [more]
School Leadership and Inclusion
School Leadership and Inclusion: How to Successfully Support the Inclusion of Students with Disabilities to the General Education Classroom The... [more]
Negotiators' Summit 2014
The 2014 Negotiators' Summit was held at the end of June in Palm Springs at the beautiful Renaissance Hotel. Hundreds of participants came together to... [more]
Being a Woman Leader in the 21st Century
What does it take to be a leader in the 21st century? How do women help support each other in these roles? Watch this video to hear it from today's leaders... [more]
Preparing for and Negotiating with the Retirement System Changes ...
SSDA, ACSA and Lozano Smith conduct a workshop focusing on the myriad of changes occurring with the California State Teachers’ Retirement System.
ACSAtv is a brand-new offering from ACSA, The Association of California School Administrators. This ongoing video series offers members informational,... [more]