Karen Marrongelle forwarded three Common Core State Standards updates pertinent to higher education faculty in Oregon:
1. Higher education-specific information about the CCSS on the OUS website at: http://www.ous.edu/commoncore . If you have suggestions for content to include on this page, please forward to firstname.lastname@example.org .
2. Recording of webinar on The Early Assessment Program, California’s Approach to College Readiness available—California’s Early Assessment Program (EAP) is a model for the use of K-12 assessments to signal to students in high school their readiness for entry-level, credit-bearing college coursework. A recording of the March 21 webinar presentation on the EAP by Dr. Beverly Young, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the California State University System and Smarter Balanced Higher Education Lead and Executive Committee member, can now be viewed at: https://sites.google.com/a/smarterbalanced.org/home/higher-education/higher-education-meetings. Information on how California has used assessments to help prepare students for college.
3. Beth LaForce from George Fox University has been named to the SBAC Performance Tasks Work Group as a Higher Education member.
Karen Marrongelle is the Assistant Vice Chancellor
for Academic Standards and Collaborations
for the Oregon University System