645. Enhancing Child Assessments through Effective Family Engagement
|Date:||Tuesday July 12, 2016|
|Time:||3:30 PM - 5:00 PM|
|Location:||Grand Salon 16 (1st floor)|
|Speakers:|| Lindsey Allard Agnamba, School Readiness Consulting
Cindy Bagwell, North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The expansion of kindergarten entry and related comprehensive child assessment use provides an important opportunity to authentically engage families as partners in understanding what children know and can do. This session will explore the benefits of strengthening family engagement as a key part of assessing children’s learning. Existing tools will be examined, current state approaches discussed, and connections to QRIS efforts identified to enhance child assessments through effective family partnerships.