Midwest Assessment Forum Places Focus on the Child

Educators who want to transformtheir schools via cutting-edgeassessment are encouragedto attend the 2005 MidwestAssessment Forum, Oct. 20-21 inEvanston, IL, adjacent toNorthwestern University. Sponsoredby Harcourt and T.H.E.Journal, the forum will help attendeesfind proven ways to transformtheir school’s assessmentscores, implement innovativeprograms, and show improvedprogress in student learning.

Featured speakers willinclude top industry expertssuch as Irene Spero (theConsortium for School Networking),NYC Board ofEducation’s Irving Hamer, andNorth Alabama State’s MarkEdwards. Early registrants willbe entered into a Sept. 1 drawingfor a scholarship to cover the$199 fee (register before Sept. 9to receive a $50 discount off theprice of registration). For moreinformation or to register forthe assessment forum, call(800) 572-5373.

This article originally appeared in the 08/01/2005 issue of THE Journal.