Administering and Understanding Assessment and How It Leads to Quality Interventions

Administering and Understanding Assessment and How It Leads to Quality Interventions


This session will focus on how to interpret various screeners used in our state, administer and interpret diagnostic assessments, and how to align, execute, and progress monitor the effectiveness of instruction targeting the lowest deficit skill. This approach to interventions will significantly support gap-closures.

You must attend all 5 days in order to receive credits. No partial credits may be earned. No partial credits may be earned.

Session 1: September 25, 2019

Session 2: November 18, 2019

Session 3: January 29, 2020

Session 4: March 25, 2020

Session 5: Virtual Session: April 16, 2020


All participants must be currently teaching students or directly overseeing quality of instruction.

 

Cost is $75, which includes a teaching tool kit full of manipulatives and blackline masters to take back to the classroom; and covers the cost of CEUs.

 

Participants will have assignments following each session to practice the strategies they are learning.  This is a critical feature for improving practice.  Participants will receive timely and useful feedback at subsequent sessions. This work is required in order to earn the CEUs or SEMIs.


Targeted Audience: K-6 teachers, leaders, instructional coaches, dyslexia therapist, special education teachers, and interventionists. 


Lunch will not be provided.  You will be given approximately an hour to have lunch with your training colleagues on your own.  


Please know that awarding of 40 SEMIs or 4 OSL credits are still pending MDE's approval.


Date Time Session Instructor Facilitator Venue
Wed, Sep 25, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 1 Marion McBride Don Brantley Meridian-Mississippi State University
Mon, Nov 18, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 2 Marion McBride Don Brantley Meridian-Mississippi State University
Wed, Jan 29, 2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 3 Marion McBride Don Brantley Meridian-Mississippi State University
Wed, Mar 25, 2020 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM Session 4 Marion McBride Don Brantley Meridian-Mississippi State University
Thu, Apr 16, 2020 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Online Session Marion McBride Don Brantley Online through Barksdale Reading Institute
$75.00