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ACT Tessera Professional Learning Community Meeting

Jonathan Martin, Director, Implementation Services for Tessera

Thursday, October 5, 2017 at 11:30 AM - Friday, October 6, 2017 at 2:00 PM (EDT)

ACT Tessera Professional Learning Community Meeting

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Join your Tessera-using colleagues for a 2-day program for professional collaboration and learning on these topics and more:
  • Research findings about Social and Emotional Learning from the Tessera assessment 
  • Tessera Administration and Implementation Best practices 
  • Evidence-based SEL culture-building and instruction
  • Lessons from the Field: Real-world examples from colleagues about their Tessera program successes
  • Using Tessera Data for Faculty Professional Development  



Agenda
 
Thursday, October 5

11:30 AM Arrival and Check-in
12:00 PM Lunch provided
12:45 PM Welcome and Overview
1:30 PM Keynote by Richard Roberts, Ph.D. Chief Scientist, ProExam Center for Innovative Assessment
2:45-4:00 PM Small Group time: Similar schools will meet to discuss their Tessera usage (facilitated by ProExam leadership)
4:00-5:00 PM Data presentation, Research Findings, and Open Forum
5:00 PM Break
6:30 pm Dinner
 
Friday, October 6
 
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Presentation: Reports from the Field: How Schools Are Using Data & the Tessera Playbook
10:30 AM Small Group time: Similar schools will discuss and make plans for future Tessera usage and discuss feedback/input for future Tessera improvements, ProExam
1130-12:15 PM Open Forum and Closing: Leadership presentation on What’s Next for Tessera
12:15 PM Box lunch provided

Travel

Arrival by Airplane
 
Getting To and From Harlem 

Depending on the airport you use, options for traveling to campus vary. For most airports a yellow cab is the simplest way to travel to our office. At LaGuardia, city buses are a viable option, while at Newark and JFK there is AirTrain service that connects to the subways.

 

Taxi

When arriving by airplane, the easiest and recommended way to travel to campus is to take a yellow medallion taxicab directly from the airport. We highly recommend that you use this method of transportation if you are relatively unfamiliar with New York City. Taxi fare should be about $30 from LaGuardia, $45 from JFK, and $70 from Newark. You will also have to pay for tolls and tip.

Subway
 

Subway

Subway service is available from Kennedy Airport, but the trip takes at least 90 minutes and is very difficult with luggage. Take the JFK AirTrain to the nearby subway station, where you can then take the A subway toward Manhattan. Transfer to the 1 uptown subway at the 59th Street/Columbus Circle station. For schedule and fare information, please visit www.mta.info.

From Newark, EWR AirTrain service runs to several Manhattan locations where you can connect with a subway or bus. The most straightforward path is to take NJ Transit to New York-Penn Station, where you can transfer from NJ Transit to the MTA, for a small additional fare, to the 1 uptown subway line.


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Have questions about ACT Tessera Professional Learning Community Meeting ? Contact Jonathan Martin, Director, Implementation Services for Tessera

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