Katie Featherston, ACT’s Senior Director of Accessibility, discusses a huge challenge in accessible testing — how it’s going, how it started and what the future holds.
Category: ACT Podcasts
ENSURING EQUITY IN ASSESSMENT AND HIGH-STAKES TESTING DURING THE COVID ERA
Catherine Hoffman, VP of State Partnerships at ACT, discusses information about demographics and some promising practices they have researched in schools nationwide, and how districts throughout the country can use it to create a highly equitable and access-oriented system of
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KAPLAN FEE WAIVER FOR TEST PREP INCREASES ACCESSIBILITY & OPPORTUNITY FOR ALL
It’s all about equity… From ACT we have Allyson Tlacoxolal and from Kaplan, Isaac Botier. Thanks to both organizations!
THE EDUCATION INDUSTRY: ACT WORKS FOR EQUITY
Learn about Tina Gridiron, Vice President of ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning, as she and Larry Jacobs discuss the importance of providing all students access to a rigorous, high-quality education, regardless of race, gender or socioeconomic status.
GATHERING & USING GRADUATING CLASS DATA
ACT’s Shannon Hayes and Katie Gragnaniello explain how gathering and using the data on any year’s graduating class allows better planning for future student learning… with a look at ACT’s new program, Mosaic. This data is available at http://www.act.org/gradclass2020.
“MyOptions,” a Blended Approach to College Counseling for First-Generation Students
ACT presents “MyOptions” A BLENDED APPROACH TO COLLEGE COUNSELING FOR 1st GEN STUDENTS …Thank you ACT Center for Equity in Learning. Our guest is Bryan Contr
Listen: ACT’s Focus on Educational Equity
ACT’s interim CEO/COO Janet Godwin joined Larry Jacobs on Education Talk Radio to discuss how ACT, a company you may know only for testing, is working daily on an ongoing mission toward educational equity for all students.
Listen: A Conversation With ACT on SEL and Equity
Meet Dr. Nancy Lewin, Program Director of ACT’s Center for Equity in Learning, Dr. Dana Murano, Research Scientist at The ACT Center for Social, Emotional and Academic Research, and Marci Price, Program Director of ACT Learning Division-SEL.