Events: Directors' Webinar (Webinar)

Topic: Common Core State Standards Alignment with SPDGs

Date: Thursday, January 07, 2016
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Eastern / 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Central / 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Mountain / 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Pacific

Kristen Brown, Director, California SPDG
Shatarupa Podder, Project Director & Ann Herrmann, Project Coordinator, Pennsylvania SPDG

Jennifer Coffey
John Lind

Description/Other Details
CA SPDG presentation:
What We Need to Know to Prepare Students for Common Core State Standards-Aligned Assessments
Over the past two years, most states around the country have implemented new and more rigorous assessments aligned to College and Career Ready standards. This presentation gives an overview of responses from a California testing coordinator and teacher panel on how California and other states might want to address key challenges for the implementation of College and Career Ready General and Alternate Assessments.

PA SPDG presentation:
PA Core Standards: MAXimizing Access and Learning for Students with Complex Instructional Needs
This session describes how Project MAX uses a monthly professional development format to build capacity of school teams in designing standards aligned instruction for students with complex needs. Strategies, tools and resources used in this SPDG project will be shared.