parcc practice training sessions held
To help familiarize educators with the PARCC online assessments, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and the Southeastern Massachusetts Readiness Center hosted PARCC practice test sessions led by Massachusetts P-16 PARCC Educator Leader Fellows. For additional information on PARCC, click here.
college readiness conference 2013
Click here to view both plenary and breakout sessions of the conference.
college readiness conference 2011
Pathways to College Readiness and College Success was the theme of the Southeastern Massachusetts Regional College Readiness Conference held Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at the Indian Pond Country Club in Kingston. This conference brought together more than 300 secondary and post-secondary faculty, administrators, and policy makers to talk about the transition from high school to college, the changing environment in which Massachusetts public education operates, and how to set more students on the path to success in college. Presented in partnership with the Southeastern Massachusetts Readiness Center, this conference was sponsored by the Nellie Mae Education Foundation, College Board, the Department of Higher Education and ACT.
The final program, including the schedule of presentations and biographies of the speakers, is available here.
Read the Readiness Conference press release here.
Review selected readings and materials related to the conference here.