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A conference exploring innovative assessment solutions and elevating quality assessment practices in classrooms and schools

Join us for the third annual Building a Better Assessment Future where we will dare to dream about an assessment system that supports all learners and step together into a future that starts today

This in-person event on the beautiful MSU campus will feature keynote addresses by respected researchers and experts (see list below) that “dare us to dream” about research-supported assessment systems and practices that will truly support learning and inspire us to actions that build a better assessment future.

topics will Include:

  • New research on cognitive science and implications for our assessment systems and practices
  • Ambitious teaching and formative assessment
  • Aligned curriculum, assessment, and reporting practices that promote 21st century skills
  • How assessment contributes greater equity in education

Preliminary Agenda

Wednesday, August 2
Morning:  Expert Panel with Participation from Attendees, Keynote Address
Lunch:  Let’s reconnect!
Afternoon:   Keynote Address, Concurrent Breakouts and Panel, Reflection/Work time, Optional Networking Reception
Thursday, August 3
Morning: Keynote Address, Concurrent Breakouts and Panel
Lunch:  Let’s reconnect!
Afternoon: Keynote Address, Concurrent Breakouts and Panel, Closing Remarks, Reflection/Work time