Schedule & Sessions

Conference Schedule

7:30 – 8:15      Registration, check-in, light breakfast

8:15 – 9:30      Opening session

9:45 – 11:00    Breakout Session 1

11:15 – 12:30   Breakout Session 2

12:45 – 1:30     Lunch

1:45 – 3:00       Breakout Session 3


ACGAL 2019 Breakout Sessions

Presenter Session Title
Thomas Guskey Effective Strategies for Grading and Reporting Student Learning
Michelle Accardi Accomplished Teachers Manage and Monitor Student Learning
Elyse Aldridge Performance Scales and Learning Targets
Greg Benner Getting “Behavior” Out of the Gradebook: Implementing Social and Emotional Learning and Trauma-Sensitive Practices in the Classroom
Jill Edwards Using Success Criteria to Look at Student Work
Reeivice Girtman and Jeremy Suchman Making the Case for SBG
Khristie Godwin, Heath Harmon, Amy Copeland, and Jordan Weathers Designing a System of Standards Based Grading & Reporting
Laren Hammonds Re-Dos and Don’ts: Practical Strategies for Making Multiple Opportunities to Show Evidence of Learning Work in Your Classroom
Blake Harvard Learning Strategies to Improve Retention of Material in the Classroom
Justin Hefner and Alicia Melton A Middle School Who Successfully Implemented a New Grading Procedure
Reba Hudson and Cristy York A for Effort?: Ensuring Grades Reflect Mastery
Erica Jewel Is Allowing Redos & Retakes for All Assignments Utter Madness?
Adam Kilcrease Grade Inflation vs. Mastery of Content: Addressing the Mismatch of Data
Andrew Maxey Yeah, but…!
Responses and Rebuttals for 15 of the Most Common Objections to Grading Reform
Hannah Moore, Paige Spencer, Will Flowers, and Avila Bailey Take the Leap: Our Journey with Standards-Based Grading
Kathy Rogers Conversations About Learning: How Student Self-Assessment and Reflection Facilitates Student Ownership
Beth Sanders and Natalie Tucker
Melissa Shields Green Means Go – Pressing the Pedal on Meaningful Lesson Design and Grading
Sean Stevens Putting Standards-Based Reporting Into Action: Focused Instruction + Authentic Assessment = Transformative Results
Amy Tilford, Rachel Hill, Rachel Goggins, Alicia Sewell, and Kristi Garcia Own It!
Jessica Walker and Deanna Elmore If We Can Do It..You Can Too!!
Charlsie Wigley Get It Write: Incorporating SBG through Writing Workshop