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Curriculum and Assessment for 21st Century Learning

2023 Annual Conference | Pre-Conference Institute

Presented by Jay McTighe

Spend a day of learning with Jay McTighe as he describes a framework for constructing a coherent curriculum and assessment system that integrates Portrait of a Graduate competencies with disciplinary standards. Jay will explore timely topics, taking into consideration the Understanding by Design® framework and concepts from his recent book, Leading Modern Learning, 2nd ed. (ASCD, 2019.)

This pre-conference institute is sold out!

AC23 Precon McTighe

Curriculum and Assessment for 21st Century Learning

March 31, 2023


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What You Will Learn

Attend this exciting learning event to strengthen your understanding of how to implement effective modern learning practices, including:

  • Creating a coherent K–12 curriculum and assessment system that integrates Portrait of a Graduate competencies with academic content

  • Developing a curriculum that "spirals" around the big ideas and essential questions

  • Ensuring that we are assessing everything we claim to value (not only those things that are easiest to test and grade) and collecting meaningful evidence

  • Crafting an assessment system for gathering evidence on all valued outcomes

  • Enabling greater student personalization while still obtaining worthy evidence of valued learnings


Schedule & Pricing

  • The Pre-Conference Institute runs 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. (Mountain Standard Time)

  • The registration fee is $399 and includes all materials.

  • Attendees may only register for one in-person Pre-Conference Institute.

  • Pre-Conference Institutes registration is separate from the Annual Conference registration.


Schedule & Pricing

Recommended Reading

The book, Leading Modern Learning: A Blueprint for Vision-Driven Schools, 2nd Edition, is included with your registration.

Recommended Reading

About the Presenter

Jay McTighe has a varied career in education. He served as director of the Maryland Assessment Consortium, a collaboration of school districts working to develop and share formative performance assessments, and helped lead standards-based reforms at the Maryland State Department of Education. Prior to that, he helped lead Maryland's standards-based reforms, including the development of performance-based statewide assessments.

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