MAG 2018 Annual Conference

In continuing to bring innovative and current information to educators in Maryland and the surrounding states,The Maryland Assessment Group is continuing to work with our vendors and MSDE to provide professional development sessions on a wide variety of educational topics facing public schools throughout our state and nation.  Our annual conference will be held once again at the Clarion Hotel in Ocean City, Maryland beginning Wednesday,  November 14, 2018 and concluding  Friday, November 16, 2018.
In keeping with the rich history of past  conferences, The Maryland Assessment Board of Directors is seeking requests for presentations for this conference that will focus topics such as:
A Balanced System of Assessments

HSA/PARCC Updates on Graduation Requirements

HSA Bridge Program and updates

College Career Readiness Tracking and Assessment Options

CCR Transitional Course Work Plans

The New Accuplacer

Interpreting Evidence Statement Reports

 Understanding Item Analysis DMRS

Data Integrity and Student Data Privacy

Transitioning to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS)

Field Test Data – MISA

 Administration Plans for 10th grade MISA

Alternative Assessments

PARCC and Maryland Accommodations Alignment

Understanding new ESSA requirments

New ESSA reporting  - Impact on Locals

PARCC Best Practices

Educational Legislation 

Teaching and Learning Instruction

Coaching and Teacher Leadership

Presentation proposals must be submitted on or before July 6, 2018. Once submitted, proposals will be reviewed and considered for inclusion. All sessions will be one hour long. A decision regarding all presentation proposals will be made on or before August 10, 2018.

* 1. Names of Presenters and their organization (For example John Doe - Garrett County)

* 3. Please provide the primary presenter's email address

* 4. Primary presenter's mailing address and phone number.

* 5. Title of the Presentation

* 7. Please provide a 50 word description of your presentation.

* 8. Please respond to the following:

  Yes No
Would you be willing to present your session more than once?