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 School Turnaround Learning Community is excited to share with you a new collection, “English Language Learners: Assessment Preparation.” Find out more about current research to practice in the assessment of English language learners in this collection curated by MACC@WestEd. The collection provides a broad look at recommended research and strategies.
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.
Many states are developing or considering new approaches to strengthen teacher preparation programs that incorporate outcome-based information.
In this webinar, Michael Allen, co-founder of Teacher Preparation Analytics (TPA), shares insights and findings from a forthcoming 50-state report on state efforts to strengthen their teacher preparation program review and accountability systems. Watch the video below to hear […]
Since the beginning of 2013, MACC@WestEd has assisted the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) to reform its Teacher Principal Evaluation (TPE) system for better accountability and instructional results. Stakeholder engagement has been an integral part of the state’s efforts and critical to the successful implementation of this initiative.
Now, the passage of the Every […]
A new comprehensive study shows that Maryland is a national leader in implementing an educator evaluation system statewide.
MACC@WestEd and CTAC conducted this study to support the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) and all of Maryland’s districts.
This report examines the perceptions of frontline educators regarding the support they receive in understanding and implementing […]
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.