Alberta Assessment Consortium and the Canadian Assessment for Learning Network are partnering to host a combined conference in Edmonton, Alberta!
Assessment 20/20: How Clear is Our Vision?
Registration now open!
Early Bird rates in effect until March 27, 2020
We are seeking presenters for 30-minute 'Spotlight on the Field' sessions
during our Pre-conference day, April 30, 2020.
This is the "must attend" conference experience of Spring 2020, bringing together educators and assessment experts from kindergarten through pre-service faculties.
Thursday, April 30, 2020:
Barnett House (ATA), Edmonton
Morning: 9:30 – 11:30 am
Issues Forum: Should Formative Assessment ever be standardized?
CAfLN founding members Damian Cooper, Lorna Earl, and Ken O’Connor will be joined by Alberta panelists for a rousing discussion of this timely topic!
There is no charge for the morning event
Afternoon: 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Spotlight on the Field: What does Assessment for Learning really look like in practice?
Join fellow educators as they share the impact of AfL on learners from kindergarten through post-secondary, and within a variety of subject areas. Participants will be able to attend 4 different sessions.
AAC/CAfLN Members: $65; Non-members: $75
Evening: 4:30 – 8:30 pm
Ignite and Inspire!
Meet, mingle and enjoy dinner with like-minded educators. 4 fast-paced after-dinner Ignite presentations will be sure to inspire our collective advocacy for AfL. Then kick back and have a bit of fun with Assessment Karaoke! Take your favourite singable tune from days gone by and add some assessment lyrics.
AAC/CAfLN Members: $50; Non-members: $55
Friday, May 1, 2020:
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) Campus, Edmonton
Assessment 20/20: How clear is our vision?
Join keynote presenters as they engage delegates in a series of morning provocations based on international, provincial, district, and classroom perspectives. Then select two topics you would like to explore in more depth
during afternoon breakout sessions. A student panel will conclude the day of learning.
How to Avoid PISA Envy: Understanding PISA as a Measure of Social Status, Not Learning
The Power of Formative Assessment – Even within a Culture
of Large-Scale Testing
Engaging Students in Creating Classroom Competencies Leads to
Academic, Personal, and Social Success
AAC/CAfLN Members: $225; Non-members: $350