PUBLIC FORUMS ON THE FUTURE OF EDUCATIONAL ASSESSMENT AT THE ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE

(Free and open to the public)

Ramapo — Parents, educators and students who are interested in the future of educational assessment are invited to participate and share their thoughts during a series of public forums featuring members of the Gordon Commission including Dr. Edmund W. Gordon, Chair of the Commission, and Scholar in Residence at Rockland Community College.

What: Gordon Commission Forums at Rockland Community College
Where: SUNY Rockland Community College
Technology Center, Ellipse (Rm. 8180)
145 College Road
Suffern, NY 10901
When:    
Educators — Thursday, March 22, 2012, 7–9 p.m.
From your unique perspective, what do educators need from assessment, and how can testing be used to improve teaching and learning?
 
Parents — Thursday, April 26, 2012, 7–9 p.m.
What do parents want and need from assessment in education?
 
High School and College Students — Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 7–8:30 p.m.
What do you seek from educational assessment and testing? What troubles you about contemporary testing practices?