MACC@WestEd Announcements Archive

Webinar: “Data Use and Early Education: What Do We Need To Know?”

Data Use and Early Education: What Do We Need To Know? On August 10, 2016, MACC@WestEd partnered with the Southeast Comprehensive Center to facilitate an interactive webinar. Chris Dwyer from MACC@WestEd introduced nine practical principles to … [Read more...]

Early Learning Expert from MACC@WestEd to be Featured on National Webinar

The Center on Enhancing Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO) invites you to join with other regional comprehensive center colleagues for an interactive webinar on Monday, September 19 from 3 – 4:30 PM (Eastern Time). The discussion is titled "ESSA, SEAs, … [Read more...]

Webinar: “The New Accountability in Teacher Preparation: Making it Work for Your State and Programs”

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 … [Read more...]

MACC@WestEd State Showcase Series: Maryland – Building on Authentic Stakeholder Support in the Transition to ESSA – Presented on February 22, 2016

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 … [Read more...]

Change in Practice in Maryland: SLOs and Teacher and Principal Evaluation

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 … [Read more...]

Maryland’s State Superintendent of Schools, Dr. Lillian Lowery, Applauds the Results of Her Agency’s Partnership with MACC@WestEd

"WestEd has been a highly-effective strategic partner for Maryland as we aim to provide meaningful professional development for teachers and leaders aligned with actionable research.   WestEd’s technical expertise grounded in research gleaned from … [Read more...]

New Collection: ELLs and Assessment

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 … [Read more...]

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

MACC@WestEd is proud to make available a webinar focused on Maryland's historic agreement concerning the composition of teacher evaluations. Event Description: Last year, Maryland’s State Department of Education (MSDE), Board of Education, and … [Read more...]

“Georgia and Reform in Educator Preparation: Lessons from a State on the Cutting Edge”

Registration: Thank you for those who joined us and shared the invitation with colleagues. 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 … [Read more...]

Aligning CCRS Measures to Definitions: A Workshop for SEA Leaders in the Mid-Atlantic States

On Friday, May 1, 2015, MACC@WestEd hosted SEA Leaders from Mid-Atlantic states in a workshop focused on aligning College and Career Readiness and Success (CCRS) measures to definitions of college and career readiness.  Materials from this workshop … [Read more...]