LSI Formative Assessment National Conference
Jaime Bailey, MEd has more than 33 years of experience in K-12 education. She has served as teacher, special education teacher, instructional coach, curriculum coordinator, assessment coordinator, and professional development coordinator for five rural school districts. Her diverse experiences give her a broad perspective as she supports systems in refinement and change. Jaime has rich background in data driven decision-making, standards-based instruction, and performance task development. She has supported schools and school systems on Priority Improvement or Turnaround status. Jaime earned her bachelor’s and master’s degree from the University of Northern Colorado. In addition to providing professional development Jaime’s semi-retired status allows her to spend time designing and delivering S.T.E.M. lessons to children during their dialysis treatment.
Elizabeth (Libby) Garst
Libby Garst, MSEd, is an instructional designer and staff developer for Learning Sciences International. She has created numerous resources on research-based instructional strategies for the LSI iObservation library and facilitated online courses for the Art and Science of Teaching master’s program for the National Institute for Professional Practice. She has been a successful teacher and instructional math coach at the elementary and middle school levels. Ms. Garst is a graduate of Virginia Tech and received her master’s degree from the University of Virginia. She is co-author with Dr. Robert J. Marzano and Carla Moore of Creating & Using Learning Targets & Performance Scales: How Teachers Make Better Instructional Decisions.
With more than 15 years of education experience, Deana Senn, MS, is an expert in instructional strategies and classroom assessments. Her curriculum and instruction experience span the United States and Canada, in both rural and urban districts, from the school level to regional level. She actively develops content with the Marzano Center team and trains nationwide. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and received her master’s degree from Montana State University. Ms. Senn recently co-authored three books with Dr. Robert J. Marzano: Identifying Critical Content, Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Generate & Test Hypotheses Across Disciplines; Engaging in Cognitively Complex Tasks: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Generate & Test Hypotheses Across Disciplines; and Organizing for Learning: Classroom Techniques to Help Students Interact Within Small Groups.
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