Michigan Assessment Consortium
Survey Regarding the Assessment Literacy Standards
To increase assessment “literacy,” the Michigan Assessment Consortium (MAC) spearheaded development of draft Assessment Literacy Standards.
2013-14 Applications are being accepted through 5/13/2013 to participate in the Formative Assessment MI Educator Program. In it's sixth year, this professional learning opportunity combines the basics of effective formative assessment practices, cognitive coaching and adaptive schools. Download the application here.
Lewis-Cass ISD sponsored a series this year – featuring education reform leaders: Rick Stiggins, Bob Marzano, Mike White and Jay McTighe. Each presenter was asked to provide perspective about the role of formative assessment in the teaching and learning cycle. Summaries of those sessions are provided here.
Recognition for the MAC
"The Michigan Assessment Consortium represents a model of the kind of professional association we need in every state to promote the effective use of high-quality assessment from the classroom to the boardroom."
-Rick Stiggins Founder of the Assessment Training Institute
The mission of the MAC is to improve student learning and achievement through a system of coherent curriculum, balanced assessment, and effective instruction. We do this by collaboratively...
- Promoting assessment knowledge and practice.
- Providing professional development.
- Producing and sharing assessment tools and products.