A pair of important announcements were put out this week by the Michigan Department of Education. MI-Access and M-STEP preliminary reports for all grades are now available online, though the results are embargoed for internal use only. Also, MDE announced that ACT and WorkKeys student data files are expected to be posted later this week.
The following two announcements have been excerpted from MDE's Spotlight on Student Assessment and Accountability:
Please see the announcement below which recently appeared in MDE's publication Spotlight on Student Assessment and Accountability:
Clarification on State-Administered 9th and 10th Grade Spring 2016 PSAT
The job of Principal and Assistant Principal is one of the most important hires in any school district. They are the face and energy of the building. In order for new administrators to be successful, it is vital for them to have key background information, access to current educational legislation and to develop their professional network. MASSP continues to provide training and networking opportunities for these new administrators with the New Principal's Network – formerly known as Bootcamp – led by 22-year veteran administrator, Larry Goralski.
Are you ready for a change? Have you come across the perfect posting on MASSP’s “Jobs” tab and then started to think if you could really make the move? A lot of thought is necessary to transition to a new position and many of you are either going through that process now or have contemplated it.
Written by Suzette Lovely, Ed.D., provided by The Master Teacher.
We’re implored to use data to make decisions. We’re urged to diagnose problems using inquiry-based approaches. We’re compelled to seek better results. In an industry where performance breakthroughs happen slowly, principals need a mega-dose of resolve to meet these expectations.