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Assessment Services

‚ÄčSDCOE promotes the use of data to make instructional decisions and monitor student progress. Our team is available to help schools analyze assessment results, implement best practices in data management, and create structures and processes for identifying strategies that address teaching and learning. SDCOE also provides support and assistance to help districts with implementing balanced assessment systems which include formative, interim and summative assessment.

Professional Learning Networks

Data and Assessment Network

District administrators network and receive timely updates on topics of interest and importance to their work. Click to learn more and register

Data and Visualization Network

Networking and learning opportunity for district and school leaders who are responsible for compiling, analyzing, interpreting, and reporting data for the purposes of program evaluation, organizational improvement, communicating with stakeholders, and accountability. Click to learn more and register 

Formative Assessment Network of San Diego (FANSDiego)

FANSDiego is a year long, site-based personalized professional learning program aimed to improve student achievement and create sustained change.

The goals are to:

  • Support deeper learning around the formative assessment process
  • Help teachers revise and refine their current practices within their own classroom and school
  • Encourage both student and teacher reflection and dialogue around content and assessment
  • Improve assessment literacy to create lasting change in schools and districts

Professional Learning

Making Meaning of CAASPP Data Workshop

Engage in a data analysis protocol that supports building knowledge of claim and target level reporting, identifying strengths and weaknesses, and action planning. Learn how specific resource can support instructional planning connected to the standards and assessment targets as part of a balanced assessment system.

Part 1 - September 17 at SDCOE

Part 2 - October 1 at SCREC

Using the SBAC Interim Assessments

Learn how the SBAC interim assessments can help you gauge student progress throughout the year, connect teaching and learning to assessment claims and targets, and drive instructional decision-making. With colleagues, calibrate and hand score open-ended and performance task items and utilize resources and tools to interpret and act on assessment data.

Part 1 -  November 13 at SDCOE

Part 2 - November 15 at SDCOE

Performance Assessment Collaborative

Through this professional learning, our goal is to improve educator understanding of how to select, create, implement and improve performance assessments. In content specific or interdisciplinary teams, we will outline the Principles for Equitable Performance, examine and develop performance assessments, and determine potential for site based application.

November 27 at SDCOE