The 2012 National Conference on College & Career Readiness
and Common Core State Standards
Optional Pre-conference: June 28
Conference: June 29-30, 2012
Hyatt Regency Chicago!

The 2011 Curriculum Institute Conference was a success – selling exness out months before the event!
Join us for the next step -our National Conference on Common Core State Standards!

What’s the next step?
How do we know what our students know?
College and Career Readiness – What does it really mean?

Register Early and Save!
Get your seats early! Last year’s conference sold out 3 months before the conference.
Register today at the lowest possible rate!  Offer ends April 20, 2012.

Spring Promotion Individual Pricing: $425/person – a $75 savings on full ticket price!
Spring Promotion Group Price: $395/person – a $100 savings on full ticket price!

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Conference Focus:
This conference will exness broker discuss the next steps in improving education, College and Career Readiness and implementation of Common Core State Standards (CCSS).

  • The country has gone through the first year of implementing Common Core State Standards
    • What’s next?
      • Moving to the next level with the Common Core Standards
    • Where are we in the process?
      • Evaluating curriculum alignment
      • Implementing using CCRs and mathematics performance standards
      • Expanding CCSS to High Schools
  • Assessments
    • How am I writing my formative assessments in my classroom?
    • How am I preparing my students for 2014?
    • How to know what your students know?
    • What’s the best way to utilize value-added, teacher performance assessment?
  • Learn to assess true alignment of curriculum and instruction
    • Check your progress -- what advancements have you made to date?
    • Gauge exness sign up true curriculum alignment
    • Incorporate Depth of Knowledge and Bloom’s Taxonomy within your curriculum
  • High School Redesign
    • What are the options for High Schools?
    • Will your students be ready by 2014?
  • Moving across traditional grade level boundaries
    • Bridging the divide between 5-6 grade, 8-9 grade
  • PARCC and SMARTER Balanced are piloting this assessment for two years
    • Standards for mathematical practice
    • Assessment developed for other subject areas
Conference Schedule
OPTIONAL OVERVIEW SESSIONS - THURSDAY, JUNE 28
We know that most educators are well-versed in the basics of Common Core Standards, but some may opt to join us for a refresher course on Thursday, June 28 at no additional cost. We will discuss the two assessment consortia, PARCC and SmarterBalanced, discuss the organization of the standards, and how to begin implementation. Friday and Saturday’s sessions will feature more in-depth discussions on assessment creation and analysis, instructional strategy, implementation for ELL and Special Ed populations, and more. Thursday sessions are not recommended for all attendees, only those who are beginning their implementation process, or looking for a review of the Standards.

All conference attendees have the option to register from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm on Thursday
– before the official conference launch on Friday!

Schedule your day so
you can attend one
of these sessions:
1:15 to 2:15 – Common Core Overview
2:30 to 3:30 – Common Core Overview
3:45 to 4:45 – Common Core Overview
OFFICIAL CONFERENCE LAUNCH: FRIDAY, JUNE 29
Sessions begin at 8:00 am and last until 4:00 pm

Optional one-on-one consulting lasts from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sign-up sheets for one-on-one sessions will be available in the registration area
SATURDAY, JUNE 30
Sessions begin at 8:00 am and last until 4:00 pm

Optional one-on-one consulting lasts from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Sign-up sheets for one-on-one sessions will be available in the registration area