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The Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Assessments Academy – presented by Cooperating School Districts of Greater St. Louis – is an opportunity for district teams to amplify their preparation and transition to the new standards and assessments. This is the CSD kick-off for a 3-year CCSS/NGA roll out plan; sometimes it will include professional development for the entire team, while other events may be smaller and divided by content math, ELA or by elementary, secondary, administrators.

The CCSS/NGA Academy will provide participants with strategies and actions to support a systemic approach to transitioning to Common Core. Sessions on July 25 and 26th will address improving student learning through rigor, relevance and relationships.

During this 2-day event at the Hilton Frontenac in St. Louis, Missouri, Dr. Willard R. Daggett and his consultant team will share cutting-edge approaches to:

Improving annual student academic growth while transitioning to the Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Assessments

• Leveraging rigor, relevance, and relationships to prepare students for success in an increasingly technology-driven global economy

Utilizing effective literacy and math strategies across the curriculum in order to address new proficiency requirements

• Building instructional leadership density in order to facilitate rigorous instruction that provides students with the opportunities to engage in real-world application-based learning

Please click in the comments section to learn about registering for CSD’s CCSS/NGA event in July.