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"Get Set, Go! Creating Successful Grading and Reporting Systems."

An action plan for leading lasting grading reform in changing classrooms

Thomas R. Guskey, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, University of Kentucky

Elementary: May 17 & 24  |  Middle School: May 18 & 25 ​ |  High School: May 19 & 27 

Two 1.5 hour sessions |18:00-19:30 CEST/GMT+2

No fee for MAIS Member Schools  · $50 Non-Member schools

Certificates for PD hours for participants

Time for All Sessions

17:00-18:30 = England, Morocco, Portugal, Tunis 

18:00-19:30  = Egypt, France, Italy, Spain 

19:00 - 20:30 = Cyprus, Greece, Lebanon

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An action plan for leading lasting grading reform in changing classrooms


Make school a better experience for students by ensuring grading and reporting practices are honest, accurate, meaningful, and fair. A companion to the best-selling and award-winning On Your Mark, this practical guide details how to successfully lead lasting grading reform. Dr. Thomas R. Guskey simplifies the transition by guiding educators through six essential steps—from developing a coalition devoted to change to create a systematic plan.

Become familiar with the process of implementing a rigorous new system of reporting that aligns with the goals of standards-based grading.

Acquire numerous tools and strategies that will assist in the process of implementing a new grading system.
Study the six steps that are essential to any successful attempt to reform grading, as well as how to succeed in each.
Learn how to form a change action plan that covers the entire system of implementation and improves the student experience.

Elementary Session 1 - Monday, May 17 | 18:00-19:30 CEST

Elementary Session 2 - Monday, May 24| 18:00-19:30 CEST


Middle School Session 1 - Tuesday, May 18 | 18:00-19:30 CEST

Middle School Session 2 - Tuesday, May 2518:00-19:30 CEST

High School Session 1 - Wednesday, May 19 | 18:00-19:30 CEST

High School Session 2 - Thursday, May 27 | 18:00-19:30 CEST


Dr. Guskey is the author/editor of 25 award-winning books and more than 250 book chapters, articles, and professional papers on educational measurement, evaluation, assessment, grading, and professional learning. His articles have appeared in prominent research journals including the American Educational Research Journal, Educational Researcher, and Review of Educational Research, as well as practitioner publications such as Education Week, Educational Leadership, Phi Delta Kappan, and The Learning Professional, and School Administrator. He served on the Policy Research Team of the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future, and on the task force to develop the National Standards for Professional Development.

In recognition of his contributions, Dr. Guskey was named a Fellow in the American Educational Research Association, the Association’s highest honor, and also received the Association’s prestigious Relating Research to Practice Award. He was awarded the Distinguished Contributions to the Field Award by Learning Forward, The Millman Award by the Consortium for Research on Educational Assessment and Teaching Effectiveness, the Distinguished Achievement Award by the Association of Educational Publishers, and the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. His work is dedicated to helping teachers and school leaders use quality educational research to help all of their students learn well and gain the many valuable benefits of that success.

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