Category: Partner Profile

Partner Profile: Milpitas Unified School District

Partner Profile: Milpitas Unified School District

This past school year (2022-2023), Milpitas Unified School District, in partnership with Envision Learning Partners (ELP), brought together its two middle schools to develop common, skills-based rubrics to guide the development and implementation of deeper learning assessments.  Employing common rubrics fundamentally changes the student learning experience by elevating the level of assessment and instruction that […]

Partner Profile: ConnectED

Partner Profile: ConnectED

ConnectED has worked to change public education and improve student outcomes for over 15 years. The organization was founded with the belief that every student deserves a great education – especially those furthest from opportunity. ConnectED works with school districts, colleges, and employers to create learning opportunities for students that help prepare them for success […]

Partner Profile: A Partnership of Reimagining College Access

Partner Profile: A Partnership of Reimagining College Access

Designing a Common “Record of College Readiness Evidence” for Integrating Performance Assessment Evidence into College Applications: A Partnership of Reimagining College Access and Envision Learning Partners The Reimagining College Access initiative is a national effort, led by the Learning Policy Institute and EducationCounsel, to advance the use of high-quality performance assessments completed by secondary students […]

Resource Corner: Performance Assessment in College Admission: Designing an Effective and Equitable Process

Resource Corner: Performance Assessment in College Admission: Designing an Effective and Equitable Process

The Reimagining College Access initiative recently released a guidance document, authored by Aneesha Badrinarayan, aimed at colleges interested in integrating performance assessments into their college admission systems: Performance Assessment in College Admission: Designing an Effective and Equitable Process. Although the tool is designed for admission officers, it can also be used by K–12 educators to gain […]

Partner Profile: d.Tech High School

Partner Profile: d.Tech High School

Design Tech High School (also known as “d.tech HS”) in Redwood City, CA was co-founded in 2014 by Ken Montgomery and Nicole Cerra, with the support of the Oracle Education Foundation, to prepare students to make the world a better place by supporting their development of “design thinking” skills and mindsets that ignite students’ empathy […]

Partner Profile: Ramsey School District, NJ

Partner Profile: Ramsey School District, NJ

The Ramsey School District has long prided itself on preparing students for not just the modern world, but the one of the future. In January 2018, we set out to identify the top competencies that our school community named as important for a Ramsey student to possess upon graduation. Using over 1,000 survey responses from […]

Partner Profile: Rapid Prototyping In Nantucket

Partner Profile: Rapid Prototyping In Nantucket

Nantucket Public Schools started their partnership with Envision Learning Partners last summer. In their first year, they started rapid prototyping their Vision of a Graduate, with engaging conversations around values, traits, and skills. Rubric creation followed next focusing as a whole faculty on what their students learn, how they learn it, and how they demonstrate […]

Partner Profile: Deeper Learning In Beijing

Partner Profile: Deeper Learning In Beijing

In collaboration with ELP, Moonshot Academy in Beijing, China has built an assessment system to support competency-based education for their students!Guided by their mission to help learners better understand their intrinsic talents and the outside world, and assist them in becoming fulfilled, compassionate, and active citizens, Moonshot Academy built their model keeping these two critical […]

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