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Volunteers Needed for SBAC Alignment Study

ccss sbacThe Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO), on behalf of the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium, is conducting a series of Alignment Study workshops throughout March 2014. Currently licensed English Language Arts and Mathematics educators in grades 3–8 and high school who have NOT participated in previous Smarter Balanced item development or review workshops are encouraged to apply.

The purpose of these workshops is to study the alignment between the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and the Smarter Balance Assessments. Selected educators will participate in a single workshop lasting two days. Contact your principal if you are interested in applying.

About Cindy Geddes

Cindy Geddes serves as the Director of Accountability and Technology Services for Newton-Conover City Schools. Previously, she served as the district's Instructional Technology/ Staff Development Coordinator and as an elementary teacher for thirteen years. Mrs. Geddes was recently renewed as a National Board Certified teacher. She is a co-founder of #NCed chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. Mrs. Geddes co-authored an article, “Growing Technology Leaders”, that was featured in the magazine, Learning and Leading with Technology. Recently, she received a Master of Arts from Gardner-Webb University in Executive Leadership Studies. She and her husband, Leonard are proud parents of two children, Cassidy and Brandon.

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