September 19-20, 2014

Mississippi College

                     Clinton, MS

                 Call for Proposals

Register for the Conference here

National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics Leadership Academy
North Little Rock, AR 

June 30-July 2, 2014

Doug Sovde, Director of Content and Instructional Supports for PARCC, will be one of the key speakers.
Teams are encouraged to attend. 

The Academy brochure

The 2014 NCSM Summer Leadership Academy will focus on expanding and deepening participants' knowledge about the role of formative assessment in instruction, implementation of the CCSS, and methods to powerfully impact results on next generation summative assessments.

In particular, participants can expect to learn about key formative assessment strategies and related instructional and professional learning resources that include:

  • powerful K-12 formative assessment tasks
  • professional development modules to build formative assessment capacity
  • templates and tools to design daily lessons that reveal and build students' thinking
  • strategies to engage students in the continuous improvement of their work
  • improving classroom-based summative assessment tasks by studying and modeling next generation assessment items

Leadership Academy Features

  • 8 hours of daily plenary and grade level breakouts-elementary, middle, and high school
  • Rich and engaging content explicitly designed for mathematics education leaders
  • Practical suggestions and specific next steps for site work
  • Research-based strategies for getting results
  • Materials, resources, and strategies to use in your setting
  • Networking among leaders from other states and countries
  • Continental breakfast and lunch each day of the Academy



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