Seattle Pacific University - School of Education
Forum on Educational Issues

The School of Education (SOE) at Seattle Pacific University invites you to attend an intimate conversation with Dr. Robert Marzano on teacher evaluation models that improve student achievement. In addition, Dr. Thomas Alsbury, School of Education, will facilitate a discussion between Dr. Marzano and doctoral students, brainstorming research opportunities on teacher evaluation models and their implications for doctoral studies. The forum is sponsored by the School of Education’s national UCEA Center for Research on the Superintendency and District Governance.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
SPU Campus, Upper Gwinn Commons

Unpacking Teacher Evaluation Models:
A Conversation with Dr. Robert Marzano

Robert Marzano   Starting in 2012, school districts in the state of Washington are required to select a Teacher Evaluation Instrument. Among the available choices is the Causal Teacher Evaluation Model developed by Dr. Robert J. Marzano, cofounder and CEO of Marzano Research Laboratory in Englewood, Colorado.

Dr. Marzano is a nationally recognized researcher, speaker, trainer in education, and author of more than 30 books and 150 articles on topics such as instruction, assessment, writing and implementing standards, cognition, effective leadership, and school intervention. His practical translations of the most current research and theory into classroom strategies are internationally known and widely practiced by both teachers and administrators.

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Who should attend?

• Building administrators
• Teachers
• College/University graduate faculty
• Graduate students seeking dissertation topics
• Superintendents

Forum Schedule

Sessions and lunch will be held in Upper Gwinn Commons.

Dr. Thomas Alsbury
Professor of Educational Leadership, School of Education, Seattle Pacific University; Director, UCEA Center for Research on the Superintendency and District Governance

Session I: 9:30–10:20 a.m., Upper Gwinn Commons brunch and conversation with Dr. Marzano on teacher evaluation models


Session II: 10:30 a.m.–noon
Small-group interactions with Dr. Marzano on developing specific research ideas and projects

Lunch, noon–1 p.m.

Session III: 1:30–3 p.m.
Public forum on teacher evaluation models: Where Do We Go From Here?

Forum Costs

General Admission...............$35

Clock Hours Available

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Forum on Educational Issues
Unpacking Teacher Evaluation Models

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2012, 9:30 a.m.–3 p.m.
SPU Campus, Upper Gwinn Commons

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Registration Deadline: October 29
Questions? Contact us: | 206-281-2214.


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