You know those days, weeks, and months when life feels full, busy, and non-stop? We’re having one of those days, weeks, and month too. But it’s a good thing, because with Spring in the air (for some of us), we have a lot of exciting things blooming (no pun intended). In an effort to fill you in on why we’re busy and what’s been buzzing, we want to share with you a round up of some exciting announcements, upcoming webinars and events at CTB.
Register for Webinar: LAS Links Assessments Go Online
LAS Links Online® is LAS Links®—delivered in a convenient and secure online format in both English and Spanish versions. Schools and districts looking to migrate from paper-and-pencil English language proficiency tests will enjoy increased efficiency, cost savings and student engagement from LAS Links Online.
- To find out more, go to http://info.ctb.com/LLOWebinars
- Webinars are March 13, April 10, May 15. Open to anyone!
TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) 2013
When: March 20, 2013-March 23, 2013
Where: Dallas, TX
This annual conference hosts thousands of ESL/ELT professionals. Drop by CTB’s booth for information on our broad range of Language proficiency solutions, including LAS Links®, LAS Links Online, TABE® (Tests of Adult Basic Education) and TABE CLAS–E™ (TABE Complete Language Assessment System–English).
Visit the TESOL website for more information.
2013 COABE LAPCAE National Conference
When: March 24, 2013-March 28, 2013
Where: New Orleans, LA
CTB is a major participant in this joint national conference of the Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) and the LAPCAE (Louisiana Association for Public, Community and Adult Education). Drop by our booth for information on the premier adult basic education assessment TABE (Tests of Adult Basic Education) and TABE Adaptive, as well as TABE CLAS–E (Complete Language Assessments for Adult English-language Learners).
Visit the COABE website for more information.
NCEA (National Catholic Educational Association) 2013
When: April 02, 2013-April 04, 2013
Where: Houston, TX
CTB is a major sponsor of this national conference of Catholic educators. Join CTB in our booth for more information and demonstrations of the complete line of CTB solutions, including Acuity, TerraNova Common Core, Yearly ProgressPro, Writing Roadmap, LAS Links, LAS Links Online, and TerraNova, Third Edition.
Visit the NCEA website for more information.
Colorado Educators: An Evening with the Expert Gretchen Schultz
When: April 09, 6PM
Where: Cool River Café, 8000 E. Belleview Avenue, Greenwood Village, CO. Dinner Included.
Join CTB/McGraw-Hill and Gretchen Schultz, Principal Assessment Editor, as she provides up-to-date information to assist you with obtaining a more concrete grasp on the changes ahead in instruction and assessment. Ms. Schultz will offer assistance in understanding how to take the necessary steps to move forward with confidence as we look ahead to the next generation of assessments. Topics include:
- The shift from NCLB and state standards to RTTT and the Common Core
- New approaches in measurement
- A variety of item types included in the next generation of assessments
The use of Performance Tasks in instruction and assessment
Told ya we had a lot going on!