UMLN February 2014 Retreat

Held in Austin, Texas, February 10-12, this retreat provided a valuable opportunity for our members to:

  • Increase understanding of the change process as it relates to supporting the transition to CCSSM and professional development activities.
  • Increase understanding of how to integrate formative and summative assessment strategies into instructional decision-making in the context of CCSSM.
  • Engage in peer learning, and in team reflection and planning.

The retreat sessions are listed below, with links to presentations and other materials.

RETREAT WELCOME AND OVERVIEW − DAY ONE

Carolyn Landel, Managing Director, Charles A. Dana Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Katey Arrington, Manager of K–12 Systems Services, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin
Brian Newsom, Program Coordinator, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

SUCCESSFUL CHANGE PROCESSES THROUGH SUPPORTING PROFESSIONALS

Jodie Flint, Knowledge Manager, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

Presentation:
Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose: Implementing the Common Core State Standards [pdf, 266kb]

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TO MONITOR AND ADJUST

Ann Roman, Senior Program Coordinator, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin
Bill Hopkins, Research Associate, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin
Emma Trevino, Program Coordinator, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

Presentation:
Formative Assessment –Monitor and Adjust Instruction for Student Success [pdf, 425kb]

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT COLLABORATIVE

Susan May, Senior Program Coordinator, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin
Baltimore City Public Schools
Boston Public Schools
Hillsborough County Public Schools

Presentation:
Formative Assessment Collaborative – A Panel Discussion [pdf, 647kb]

CCSSM ASSESSMENT NEWS FROM THE CONSORTIA

Doug Sovde, Director, PARCC Instructional Supports & Educator Engagement
Christine Avila, Mathematics Coordinator, Idaho State Department of Education, SBAC representative

Presentation:
SBAC – Reasoning and Proof [pdf, 3.4mb]

RETHINKING HIGH SCHOOL MATH COURSES THROUGH THE LENS OF COLLEGE READINESS

Kathi Cook, Manager of Tools Development, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

MOVING FORWARD: MATH EDUCATION IN AMERICA

Uri Treisman, Director, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin

WRAP-UP, ADJOURNMENT, AND NEXT STEPS

Carolyn Landel, Managing Director, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin
Katey Arrington, Manager of K–12 Systems Services, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin
Brian Newsom, Program Coordinator, Charles A. Dana CenterThe University of Texas at Austin