From Dave Arnone
Next Steps in Achieving the Reform Agenda, Understanding the Educational Fiscal Crisis, Nation Board Certification Initiatives in NY, Serving as an Educational Leader in Adverse Times, along with reviewing training modules for Implementating the Common Core.
Next Steps in Achieving the Reform Agenda – Ken Wagner, NYSED
Associate Commissioner, Office of Curriculum, Assessment and Educational Technology
Understanding the Education Finance Crisis -Dr. Rick Timbs, Executive Director for the Statewide School Finance Consortium
State Aid To Public Schools in NYS
Out of Time, Out of Options?
Summary Version of State Aid to Public Schools in NYS
Out of Time, Out of Options?
The Statewide School Finance Consortium (SSFC )
Information Fluency Continuum – J'aime Pfeiffer School Library Systems Director, Capital Region BOCES
Nation Board Certification Initiatives in NY
Melanie Pores, NYSUT National Board Liaison and Maureen Shiland, Director of the National Board Council of NY
A 2013-14 "Metrics and Expectations" document is posted at http://www.engageny.org/resource/new-york-state-metrics-expectations-2013-2014 and provides implementation resources and guidance for Superintendents, Principals, Network Team members, and BOCES District Superintendents in the areas of Curriculum, Instruction & Feedback, Data Driven Instruction, APPR Implementation, and Culture of Safety & Development.
Click here for more information.
NYSCEA Fall Letter and Meeting Agenda
EDUCATION NEWS & NOTES
PARCC Releases Final Grade- and Subject-Specific PLDs
WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 17, 2013 - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today released the final grade- and subject-specific performance level descriptors (PLDs) in English language arts/literacy (ELA) and mathematics. Performance levels, sometimes referred to as "achievement levels," are the broad categories used to report student performance on an assessment, and the PLDs further describe what that performance means.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - April 30, 2013 - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today released assessment blueprints and test specifications for both the English language arts/literacy and mathematics assessments set to debut in 2014-15.
WASHINGTON - April 10, 2013 PARCC Releases Draft Grade- and Subject-Specific PLDs for Public Comment
PARCC Releases Tool To Prepare Schools and Districts for Rigorous 21st Century Assessments
WASHINGTON - March 5, 2013 - The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) today announced a new planning tool and guidance for schools and districts that will help them get ready for new, 21st century assessments in the 2014-2015 school year.
♦PARCC Work on K-12 Assessments Continues
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) is a 24-state consortium working together to develop next-generation K-12 assessments in English and Math. The assessment design includes a shift from four to two summative components and the inclusion of teacher delivered diagnostic assessments in reading, writing and mathematics. In addition, PARCC assessments will be computer based to drive innovation and quicker turnaround of performance data. To learn about the latest activities of PARCC, visit www.parcconline.org.