MACC@WestEd Announcements Archive

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...]

Massachusetts and Reform in Educator Preparation: Lessons from a State on the Cutting Edge

MACC@WestEd is proud to have hosted a webinar featuring Massachusetts education leaders who are implementing cutting edge reform in the area of educator preparation.  Resources from this webinar are now available for development and … [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

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 … [Read more...]