This course will explore best practices in student assessment for learning. Providing educators with strong models and purposeful dialog around the creation, use, and communication of authentic and effective assessment practices. Teachers will be empowered to develop assessment practices that fit into an instructional frameworl in an authentic way that improves student growth alongside informing their instruction. Putting students at the center of the courseworl, teachers will have opportunities to improve and design assessments that promote student- engagement and ownership of learning. Practical application of current and research-based assessment theories will enhance assessment for learning practices in any subject area or grade level for a deeper and more fulfilling experience for teachers and students.