In-Person Schedule Detail

Schedule subject to change.

October 18, 2022 

Lunch and Opening Keynote  |  11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Breakout Strand 1  |  1:30 to 2:30 p.m.

Opening Keynote: Teacher of the Year Nichi Avina

A Balanced Approach to Assessment: Diagnosing and Mitigating Learning Gaps Through Assessment-Informed Instruction

Sally Bennett-Schmidt, Karla Groth

An Introduction to Lexile and Quantile Measures

Jane Scott

Designated ELD By Design: Tailoring Language Learning within a Secondary Settings

Michele Estill, Joann Phillips

Introducing the NGSS Toolkit for Student-Centered Assessment

John Spiegel, Maria Simani

Leveraging UDL and CAASPP Accessibility Resources to Improve Teaching and Learning

Lilly Rosenberger

Mathematics in the 21st Century - New Math Framework

Dave Chun

Navigating Data Driven Instruction: Interim Assessment Blocks

Cassandra Gartung, Tonja Parkin

SmART Approach to Writing

Devin Triplett

Stats are Sexy!

Corey Greenlaw

Breakout Strand 2  |  3 to 4 p.m.

Alternate ELPAC 101

Traci Albee , Carla Najera-Kunsemiller

An Introduction to Lexile and Quantile Measures

Jane Scott

California Proficiency and Equivalency the Evolution to a Continuum

Don Killmer, Gita Raman

Our Children Are Not Numbers: Re-humanizing Assessment

Jody Guarino, John Drake

Rough Draft Math Assessments

Dave Chun, Mindy Shacklett

Smarter Balanced Roadmap

Tonja Parkin, Cassandra Gartung

Summative Scores to Classroom: Using the Smarter Balanced Ecosystem to Support Students

Joe Valero, Erin Freeman

Using Benchmark/Interim Assessment Data for Maximum Student Impact!

Lindsey Jenkins-Stark, Jennifer Balaian, Deveny Dawson

Using Formative Assessment to Support Multilingual Learners' Success

Lilly Rosenberger

October 19, 2022 

Breakfast  |  7 to 9 a.m.

Breakout Strand 3  |  9 to 10 a.m.

Addressing the Whole Learner Through Performance Assessment

Erin Gordon, Steve Green

Interim Assessment Viewing System Lab

Stepan Mekhitarian, Erika Morquecho

Introduction to Accessibility and the ISAAP Tool

Judy Yang , Terry DeBoer

Introduction to the "ELPAC Results Are In" Modules

Karin Linn Nieves, Annie Duong, Karin de Varennes

Plan to Assess, Assess to Plan

Mindy Shacklett

Stats are Sexy!

Corey Greenlaw

Taste the Soup: Formative Assessment in Real Time

Kimberly Voge

Unlocking Smarter's Toolbox

Sally Bennett-Schmidt

Using Science Performance Tasks Formatively Throughout the Academic Year

Stephanie Fortunato, Stephen Bartlett

Breakout Strand 4  |  10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Advancing Equity Through Assessment Accessibility

Erin Gordon, Steve Green

Assessment of Competencies in the Math Classroom

Dave Chun

CERS 101

Stepan Mekhitarian, Stephanie Fortunato

Congratulations!! New Administrator- Wait, I Am Over Testing?!?

Cassandra Rollins, Kim Williams, Gerardo Zavala

How to Use Rubrics to Assess NGSS

Nathan Inouye, Anthony Quan

Navigating Data Driven Instruction: Interim Assessment Blocks

Cassandra Gartung, Tonja Parkin

Using Performance Tasks to Accelerate Student Learning

Lynelle Morganthaler, Smarter Balanced

Using the Part 2 ELD Standards to Support Writing

Karin Linn Nieves, Annie Duong, Karin de Varennes

Who Owns the Learning? Building Student Ownership and Efficacy Through Formative Assessment

Karla Groth, Sally Bennett-Schmidt

Lunch  |  Noon to 2 p.m.

Breakout Strand 5  |  2 to 3 p.m.

Assessment Accessibility & Chrome Extensions

Zachary Safi

CERS Lab

Stepan Mekhitarian, Stephanie Fortunato

Digging Deeper into the CAST Item Specification

Anthony Quan, Nathan Inouye

Partners in Progress - Collaborating to Ensure Testing Success

Susan Keidel, Heidi Dacio

Revving Up for the Restart of Accountability with the 2022 Dashboard

Kimberly Mundhenk, Cindy Kazanis

Rubrics: Blurring the Line Between Instruction and Assessment

Mindy Shacklett

Using High-Level Strategies for Designated ELD

Sandi Cahill, Lisa Clark

Utilizing CAASPP Interim Assessments to Drive Student Learning: A Framework

Taylor Ellis, Gilanie Thomas

Y=MX+B: Solving for the Y in Assessments

Corey Greenlaw, Joe Valero

Breakout Strand 6  |  3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

A Balanced Approach to Assessment: Diagnosing and Mitigating Learning Gaps Through Assessment-Informed Instruction

Sally Bennett-Schmidt, Karla Groth

From Dashboard to Student: Finding the Throughline between The Smarter Balanced Ecosystem and Accountability

Joe Valero, Dr. Jennifer Enns

How Administrators Can Support Formative Assessment for English Learners

Lisa Clark, Sandi Cahill

How to Improve Your Student Scores Using CERS Results

Cesar Rosales, Oscar Hernandez, Jarkko Myllari

Mathematics in the 21st Century - New Math Framework

Dave Chun

Tools for Teachers Lab

Stepan Mekhitarian, Erika Morquecho

Using Performance Tasks to Accelerate Student Learning

Lynelle Morganthaler, Smarter Balanced

Using Science Performance Tasks Formatively Throughout the Academic Year

Stephanie Fortunato, Stephen Bartlett

Utilizing CAASPP Interim Assessments to Drive Student Learning: A Framework

Taylor Ellis, Gilanie Thomas

Networking and Social Hour  |  5 to 6 p.m.

October 20, 2022 

Breakfast  |  7 to 9 a.m.

Breakout Strand 7  |  9 to 10 a.m.

Are We Conveying High Expectations? Assessing the Assessments

Nancy Frey

California Science Resources in Tools for Teachers

Elise Yerkey, Stephanie Fortunato, Anthony Quan

Get your Teams to Work Smarter, Not Harder- Using IABs & FIABs

Cassandra Rollins, Gerardo Zavala, Kim Williams

Harnessing District and Site Level Staff to Create a Formative Assessment System Using the CAASPP Interim Resources

Susan Keidel, Heidi Dacio, Katie Erickson, Joana Salazar

Introduction to Accessibility and the ISAAP Tool

Judy Yang , Terry DeBoer

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RFEP: Means & Methods to Get Our Students to Reclassification!

Xochilt Almendarez, Theresa Gonzales , Norma Carrillo

Using Mathematics Performance Tasks Formatively

Deborah Atwell

Who Owns the Learning? Building Student Ownership and Efficacy Through Formative Assessment

Karla Groth, Sally Bennett-Schmidt

Breakout Strand 8  |  10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Data Driven Comprehensive Academic Support for All Learners

Erika Ayala, Jennifer Annett, Monica Tanaka

Goal-Getters!: Val Verde Unified's Approach to Leveraging Interim Assessments to Support Teaching and Learning at all Levels

Aimee Garcia, Katie Ermert, Emily Vazquez

Harnessing District and Site Level Staff to Create a Formative Assessment System Using the CAASPP Interim Resources

Susan Keidel, Heidi Dacio, Katie Erickson

Looking for Doors and Breaking Down Walls: Accessibility for All Students During Assessment and Instruction

Elise Yerkey, Stephanie Fortunato, Stephen Bartlett

Rubrics: Blurring the Line Between Instruction and Assessment

Mindy Shacklett

SmART Approach to Writing

Devin Triplett

Assessment Conversations with the CDE

CDE Staff

The ICA: Responding to Results

Sharon Carter, Ashley Grim

Using High-Level Strategies for Designated ELD

Sandi Cahill, Lisa Clark

Lunch and Closing Keynote  |  11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Closing Keynote Nancy Frey: Fostering Learners Who Are Assessment-Capable