Register your team today for this important regional meeting.
Join your colleagues from across the country in St. Louis, Missouri on May 29, 2015, for a day of rich discussion and learning on Leading a Standards-Based System: A Framework for Strategic Planning and Decision Making. Participants explore a wide range of issues that can help ensure high-quality learning standards for all students with special emphasis on standards in mathematics, English language arts, and science.
Topics will include, but will not be limited to:
- aligning all teaching and learning policies to learning standards
- establishing appropriate performance levels to drive student achievement
- the importance of a comprehensive assessment system
- aligning graduation requirements to high-quality standards
- self-evaluation of state board readiness for standards adoption, review, and implementation
- aligning curriculum and materials to standards
- developing effective plans and tools to communicate standards to all stakeholders
These are all timely topics for all state boards of education as they move beyond the initial implementation of standards to aligning policies and building capacity of all schools to ensure high levels of student success. All topics will be examined in the context of Common Core State Standards in English language arts and mathematics, as well as Next Generation Science Standards, but are applicable to high-quality learning standards in all content areas.
States are encouraged to bring a team of at least two and preferably three people in order to take full advantage of the wide array of concurrent sessions being offered. Suggested team members include state board of education members, chief instructional leaders, chiefs, and board of education executives. There is no registration cost for the meeting and NASBE will underwrite all expenses for three participants for member states and one participant for non-member states. Additional members beyond those sponsored by NASBE are welcome to attend at their own expense.
Register your team today for this important regional meeting. The meeting will be held at Hilton Hotel at the Arch, however hotel reservations will be made by NASBE for registered teams. Flight and/or transportation costs will be reimbursed following the meeting.
To guarantee hotel room availability, registration must be completed by May 4, 2015. For more information please contact Robert Hull, director of NASBE’s Center for College, Career, and Civic Readiness.