The Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center at WestEd (MACC@WestEd) works in seven content areas to help state leaders in Delaware, the District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania support, scale up, and refine their key education reforms.
The MACC@WestEd works with states to implement high-priority reforms, including their State Common Core Standards. Our colleagues at the Center on Education Policy have compiled information from over sixty research studies on critical issues related to common core state standards including testing, teaching, and teacher preparation.
On Friday, November 7th DC's Office of the State Superintendent of Education held the first in a series of institutes geared towards connecting the District's Local Education Agencies (LEAs) to critical resources to support student achievement. Visit their page to learn about what was discussed.
Registration: Please join us online for a webinar and feel free to share this invitation with colleagues who may be interested.
Date and Time: Tuesday, June 2, 2015 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. (EST).
Description: Hear from Georgia staff who are transforming teacher program accountability in the state. The Mid-Atlantic Regional Comprehensive Center, MACC@WestEd, […]
Registration Open – The Power of Partnership: Maryland’s Historic Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Use of Student Learning Objectives (SLOs), Webinar with David Volrath, Maryland State Department of Education
Registration: Access the event registration page to register.
Date and Time: Thursday, May 14, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (EST).
Description: Last year, Maryland’s State Department of Education (MSDE), Board of Education, and the state’s largest unions representing teachers and administrators signed an unprecedented agreement on including student learning measures in teacher evaluations. […]
As highlighted by the Office of Teacher and Principal Evaluation in their March 20th Communication Bulletin, Dan Bugler presented to the Maryland State Board of Education on February 24, 2015. The presentation highlighted MACC@WestEd’s work on the performance correlations from the component measures in the Local Education Agencies’ teacher evaluation models. A full review of […]
With chapters written by leaders actively engaged in the work, this Edited Volume examines the role of the state education agency in school turnaround efforts. An emphasis is placed on practical application of research and best practice related to the State Education Agency’s (SEA’s) critical leadership role in driving and supporting successful school turnaround efforts.
This award is a cooperative agreement under prime award #S283B120026 between the U.S. Department of Education and WestEd. The findings and opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not reflect the positions or policies of the U.S. Department of Education.