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April 7, 2015 - Meredosia-Chambersburg School District #11 (MCSD) and Assessment Technology Incorporated (ATI) will co-host will co-host a complimentary seminar, A Galileo K-12 Journey through Common Core and Educator Effectiveness, on April 24 from noon until 3:30 p.m. CDT at Meredosia-Chambersburg High School gymnasium, 830 Main, Meredosia, Illinois 62665. The seminar will address the use of technology provided through Galileo K-12 Online and implemented in MCSD.
The seminar will begin with an open forum discussion about the challenges and successes of school districts in Illinois and other states implementing Common Core State Standards and educator effectiveness legislation. This discussion will be followed by an in-depth exploration of the Galileo K-12 Online Instructional Improvement and Educator Effectiveness System and how technology and research innovations within Galileo are being utilized to support locally designed, standards-based education and educator effectiveness initiatives. Next, MCSD will discuss their first year of Galileo implementation, highlighting District goals, approach to implementation, successes, and plans for 2015-2016. A question and answer period will conclude the seminar.
Significant Galileo innovations in technology and research designed to support implementation of Illinois Common Core State Standards, Next Generation Science Standards, and locally designed educator effectiveness initiatives will be covered during the seminar. Seminar topics include:
Dan Carie, Junior High/High School Principal, MCSD
Ron Gilbert, Superintendent and Elementary Principal, MCSD
Sheryl Session, Coordinator and Instructor Title I K-5, MCSD
Jason K. Feld, Ph.D., Vice President Corporate Projects, ATI
Baron Reyna, Senior Field Services Coordinator, ATI
About Meredosia-Chambersburg School District #11 District:
MCSD is dedicated to ensuring that students receive appropriate, effective instruction to drive academic success. The District takes a data-driven approach to assessing educator effectiveness and student intervention needs by analyzing classroom data, student performance information, and Galileo reports. The District's vigilant approach supports student success in standards-aligned instruction. In addition, the district's differentiated instruction and educator effectiveness initiatives support increasing student performance. For more information: mcsd11.net.
About Assessment Technology Incorporated:
Assessment Technology Incorporated (ATI), established in 1986, is the leading provider of instructional improvement and instructional effectiveness technology assisting today's educators in their mission to enhance learning. ATI's flagship applications, Galileo K-12 Online and Galileo Pre-K Online, provide educators with tools and services designed to enhance learning at all stages of development from infancy through the 12th grade. Both applications are built on the principles of science, supported by a commitment to research and guided by a vision that everyone should benefit from the opportunities and transformations of technology.
For more information, ati-online.com.
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Senior Marketing Coordinator, ATI