Standards-Based Grading 101

A Case for Change

Professional Development
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Professional Development


This workshop is designed to support school leaders and teacher teams that want to learn more about how standards-based grading can positively impact student learning. We will explore how the shift from a traditional grading system can prioritize student achievement, increase authentic critical collaborations between educators, and provide a focus for all aspects of formative and summative assessments in the classroom.

Audience and Grade Level

Teachers; Grades K-12


Certificate of Attendance, 6 hours

Date and Location

October 8, 2019, 9:00am - 4:00pm at CES in Northampton.

Cost and Registration

The cost of the workshop is $120 for member districts and $130 for non-member districts. All open-enrollment courses will now include a full lunch. Please note any dietary preferences when registering.

Registration Deadline: October 1


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    Llama Maynard is an educational consultant at the Collaborative for Educational Services with a background in science education, whole-school reform, and school leadership.

For more information, contact:
Events Coordinator
413.586.4900 x5981


A maximum class size is set for each course and registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. If the number of registrations for a course exceeds the maximum seats available or is too low to be able to conduct a quality learning experience, CES will inform you of available options.

Course Cancellation

If you wish to cancel your registration, please submit a request in writing (via mail, email or fax) no later than 7 business days before the workshop’s start date. After that, there are no refunds or billing adjustments.

In the event that a course is cancelled by the Collaborative for Educational Services, we will notify you as soon as possible. Please be sure to provide your best email address and phone number so we can contact you. Although every effort is made to avoid last minute cancellations, if an emergency arises, we will do our best to reach you at the phone number and email address you provide. 

Inclement Weather

Any delays or cancellations are posted online at You may also call 413.588.5979 after 6:30am for information about classes that day.