ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career

For Support Of Three School Districts To Build Capacity To Assess Student Competencies

  • Amount
    $700,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    7/13/2015
  • Term
    24 Months
  • Type of Support
    General Support/Program
Overview
ConnectEd prepares students for success in college, career, and life by implementing career-themed high school pathways that deliver learning through authentic, real-world applications. ConnectEd will support three California school districts to build capacity for assessing deeper learning; identify key competencies and metrics for measuring deeper learning; and promote such assessments as a local component within California’s new school accountability system. Creating strong district-wide exemplars of deeper learning measurement will help scale improved systems for assessment and accountability throughout the state.
About the Grantee
Address
2150 Shattuck Avenue, Suite 1200
Berkeley, CA 94704-1357
Grants to this Grantee
for scaling state and local performance assessments that measure students’ competency for graduation  
ConnectEd, an education nonprofit, partners with district, school, and community leaders to create pathways that combine career and college approaches in order to prepare students for success. With Hewlett Foundation support, ConnectEd will improve its partners’ data collection as well as ease demands for analysis placed on leaders and educators who use performance assessments in projects, portfolios, and others kinds of holistic assessment.

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