Will there be dedicated time to get training on the grade book? If so, when? How much?
Yes. We are currently conducting training on the elementary level and will continue with training on the secondary level in the fall. We will meet the reasonable needs of all buildings.
Why are we receiving PD after the fact on the new reporting system?
The reporting system isn’t new. We have been using the Grade Book since 2005-06. What is new is how it looks, what is measured, and how assessments play a role. We will develop a plan for Grade Book training for all buildings as well as Pinnacle Instruction.
Why haven’t we received any PD on standards-based grading?
We have provided training and resources for many staff members. We also will provide more PD this spring and fall.