Appendix A
Workshop Agenda and Participants

Thursday, November 13, 2008, Lecture Room

10:00

Welcome, Overview

Stuart Elliott, Director, Board on Testing and Assessment

Henry Braun, Committee Chair

10:15

Panel 1: Goals and Uses of VAM

Moderator: Jane Hannaway

(20 minutes per presenter/discussant)

 

  • Presentation by John Easton, Consortium on Chicago School Research

  • Presentation by Derek Briggs, University of Colorado

  • Discussion by Robert Gordon, Center for American Progress

  • Discussion by Brian Stecher, RAND Corporation

 

Focused Discussion

Discussion Leaders: Henry Braun, Lorrie Shepard

12:15

Working Lunch

Continued discussion of the goals and uses of VAM



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Appendix A Workshop Agenda and Participants Thursday, Noember , 00, Lecture Room 10:00 Welcome, Overview Stuart Elliott, Director, Board on Testing and Assessment Henry Braun, Committee Chair 10:15 Panel 1: goals and uses of VAM Moderator: Jane Hannaway (20 minutes per presenter/discussant) • Presentation by John Easton, Consortium on Chicago School Research • Presentation by Derek Briggs, University of Colorado • Discussion by Robert Gordon, Center for American Progress • Discussion by Brian Stecher, RAND Corporation Focused Discussion Discussion Leaders: Henry Braun, Lorrie Shepard 12:15 Working Lunch Continued discussion of the goals and uses of VAM 

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 GETTING VALUE OUT OF VALUE-ADDED 1:15 Panel 2: Measurement Issues with VAM Moderator: Mark Wilson • Presentation by Mark Reckase, Michigan State University • Presentation by Bob Linn, University of Colorado • Discussion by Mike Kane, National Conference of Bar Examiners • Discussion by Mike Kolen, University of Iowa Focused Discussion Discussion Leaders: Kevin Lang, Scott Marion 3:30 break 3:45 Focused Discussion (cont.) 4:15 Synthesis of Main Messages Discussion Leader: Henry Braun 4:45 Adjourn Workshop Day 1 Friday, Noember , 00, Lecture Room OPEN SESSION 8:30 Working Continental breakfast Prepare for discussion of analytic issues with VAM 9:00 Welcome, Overview of the Day Panel 3: Analytic Issues with VAM Moderator: Scott Marion • Presentation by Dale Ballou, Vanderbilt University • Presentation by Dan McCaffrey and J.R. Lockwood, RAND Corporation • Discussion by Helen Ladd, Duke University • Discussion by Sean Reardon, Stanford University 10:20 break Focused Discussion 10:35 Discussion Leaders: Judy Singer, Mark Wilson

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 APPENDIX A 11:45 Working Lunch Prepare for discussion of consequences of using VAM 12:45 Panel 4: Short-Term and Long-Term Consequences Moderator: Judy Singer • Presentation by Ashish Jha, Harvard School of Public Health • Presentation by Doug Willms, University of New Brunswick • Discussion by Adam Gamoran, University of Wisconsin–Madison • Discussion by Ben Jensen, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Focused Discussion Discussion Leaders: Jane Hannaway, Lorrie Shepard 2:45 break 3:00 Synthesis of Main Messages Discussion Leader: Henry Braun 4:00 Adjourn Workshop PARTICIPANTS Rita Ahrens, Education Policy Studies Joan Auchter, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Terri Baker, Center for Education, The National Academies Dale Ballou, Vanderbilt University Henry Braun, Boston College Derek Briggs, University of Colorado at Boulder Tom Broitman, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Alice Cain, House Committee on Education and Labor Duncan Chaplin, Mathematica Policy Research Naomi Chudowsky, Center for Education, The National Academies Pat DeVito, AE Concepts Beverly Donohue, New Visions for Public Schools Karen Douglas, International Reading Association Kelly Duncan, Center for Education, The National Academies John Q. Easton, Consortium on Chicago School Research Stuart W. Elliott, Center for Education, The National Academies

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 GETTING VALUE OUT OF VALUE-ADDED Maria Ferrão, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal Rebecca Fitch, Office of Civil Rights Shannon Fox, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Jianbin Fu, Educational Testing Service Adam Gamoran, University of Wisconsin–Madison Karen Golembeski, National Association for Learning Disabilities Robert Gordon, Center for American Progress Jeffrey Grigg, University of Wisconsin Victoria Hammer, Department of Education Jane Hannaway, Education Policy Center Patricia Harvey, Center for Education, The National Academies Lloyd Horwich, House Committee on Education and Labor Lindsey Hunsicker, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Ben Jensen, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Ashish Jha, Harvard School of Public Health Moshe Justman, Ben Gurion University, Israel Laura Kaloi, National Association for Learning Disabilities Michael Kane, National Conference of Bar Examiners Judith Koenig, Center for Education, The National Academies Michael J. Kolen, University of Iowa Adam Korobow, LMI Research Institute Helen F. Ladd, Duke University Kevin Lang, Boston University Sharon Lewis, House Committee on Education and Labor Valerie Link, Educational Testing Service Dane Linn, National Governors Association Robert L. Linn, University of Colorado at Boulder J.R. Lockwood, RAND Corporation Angela Mannici, American Federation of Teachers Scott Marion, National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment Daniel F. McCaffrey, RAND Corporation Alexis Miller, LMI Research Institute Raegen Miller, Center for American Progress John Papay, Harvard University Liz Potamites, Mathematica Policy Research Ali Protik, Mathematica Policy Research Sean Reardon, Stanford University Mark D. Reckase, Michigan State University Andre Rupp, University of Maryland Sheila Schultz, HumRRO Lorrie Shepard, University of Colorado at Boulder

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 APPENDIX A Judith Singer, Harvard University Andrea Solarz, Director of Research Initiatives, National Academy of Education Gerald Sroufe, American Educational Research Association Brian Stecher, RAND Corporation Justin Stone, American Federation of Teachers David Wakelyn, National Governors Association Greg White, Executive Director, National Academy of Education J. Douglas Willms, University of New Brunswick Mark Wilson, University of California, Berkeley Laurie Wise, HumRRO

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