Iowa Department of Education Director Jason Glass today announced a meeting of the Task Force on Early Childhood Assessment on Tuesday, Oct. 9, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The meeting will take place at the West Des Moines Learning Resource Center, 3550 Mills Civic Parkway, in West Des Moines.
The task force was established as part of Senate File 2284. The group will select one standard school readiness assessment for school districts to administer. Meetings are open to the public. More information about the task force is available online.
Tuesday’s meeting agenda is as follows:
9 a.m. - Opening and Tasks for the Day
9:15 a.m. - Report on Small Group Work
10 a.m. - Review Rubric
11 a.m. - Review Results
Noon - Lunch
12:45 p.m. - Review Results, continued
1:15 p.m. - Draft Recommendations (small groups)
2:15 p.m. - Review Draft Recommendations (large group)
3 p.m. - Closing and Next Steps