Monday, February 12, 2018
6:00 – 6:30 pm: Networking
6:30 – 8:00 pm: Business Meeting / Program
McNeely Hall, Room 116 (NOTE THE ROOM CHANGE)
2115 Summit Avenue, St. Paul
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This meeting is offered in-person only. It will not be webcast nor recorded.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
For K-12 Education: We will view a few formative assessment tools and the impact they can have on student learning and growth. We will look at:
- What is formative assessment and how can you make it more effective.
- Why use formative assessment.
- A variety of assessment tools.
For Corporate L&D: We will look at:
- The importance of an overall assessment strategy.
- Formative and culminating assessment methods that meet your objectives.
- Assessment best practices.
- Assessment tools used in corporate settings.
ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Patricia Leonard brings a plethora of experience in the field of technology. She has an eLearning certificate and a Masters of Arts in Learning and Technology from the University of St. Thomas. Her Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science was earned at Southern University A&M College in Baton Rouge, LA.
Patricia’s goal is to create and deliver the most innovative technologies for education. She is a powerful communicator and trainer with exceptional technology skills to motivate performance from team members, K-12 educators, and adult learners while driving sustained growth.
Sue Mehrkens is currently a Contract Tech Writer/Senior Instructional Designer at Medtronic. Her corporate experience includes the following employers/clients: Accenture, Boston Scientific, Ecolab, Honeywell and UHC. In addition to working with four state agencies, she has worked at Capella University, Hennepin Technical College and taught Grades 6-12 at a local public school. Like Patricia, Sue has also taught K-12 educators.
Sue is an active member of DLF, MnISPI, ISPI, PACT and ATD. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Education and obtained a Training and Development Certificate from the University of Minnesota.