Student Growth Objectives in ELA Grades K- 8: Setting Rigorous and Realistic Goals - Afternoon Session
This half-day session will focus on the process of creating or selecting formative assessments to measure student progress. Discussions will include how to modify instruction based on assessment data and how to organize practice to raise student achievement in order to effectively monitor student growth over the year.
Deirdre Spollen-Laraia is a former K-12 ELA, ESL and Gifted and Talented supervisor who is currently serving as principal of the Hawthorne Elementary School in Teaneck, NJ. She recently received an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the College of St. Elizabeth. Her dissertation topic was: Literacy Coaching: Is it a Link to Transforming Teacher Collaboration, School Culture and Student Achievement? Deirdre is an experienced staff developer with expertise in ELA curriculum development, instruction and assessment.
Deirdre’s workshops will be held from 12:00-3:00 in Hutchinson Hall Room 306 at the Kean University, Union Campus.
When & Where
School for Global Education & Innovation
The SGEI provides ongoing professional learning opportunities for teachers and administrators that support physical, online, virtual and remote 21st century learning environments and enable practitioners to engage in collaborative work, collegial inquiry, reflective practice and constant innovation in both local and global contexts.