Standards-Based Grading Live Virtual Workshop:

How to implement a meaningful grading system that improves student success

Two Day Workshop:

September 17  & 24, 2024

6:00 PM – 9:45 PM CT

7.5 Professional Development Hours

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Grades should provide answers rather than raise questions.

But it's often the opposite that happens.

When students are scored on an unequal proportionate scale, we fail to see the specific areas of growth that would improve proficiency. Numbers and percentages become meaningless because they’re unable to tell the full story behind a student’s level of understanding causing our students to miss out on the specific feedback they need to make improvements. But what if scores didn’t require the interpretation that’s often needed before they could inform classroom instruction?

Standards-Based Grading is a system that clearly identifies the standards students have mastered, tracks specific progress, and illustrates the big picture for long-term development. In this workshop, we show you how to implement Standards-Based Grading in your classroom and school so that you can collect data that’s meaningful and paints a clear picture of student achievement.

Workshop Pricing

Special Early Bird Workshop Pricing through August 31, 2024!

1-9 Participants


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$219 after early bird pricing

10+ Participants


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$179 after early bird pricing

25+ Participants


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$139 after early bird pricing

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We give you the exact process and tools you need to make Standards-Based Grading a path to improve student achievement.

We’ve witnessed exponential improvement in student performance as we’ve coached teachers and schools implementing Standards-Based Grading and the same can be true for you. Let us walk you and your team through our blueprint to make Standards-Based Grading an agent of change for instruction and student performance.

Standards-Based Grading Workshop Schedule

September 17, 2024

September 24, 2024

Topic 1
Connect SBG to the Bigger Picture
Topic 5
Build Proficiency Scales
Topic 2
Examine Current Grading Practices
Topic 6
Create and Align Assessments
Topic 3
Explore Steps for Implementing SBG
Topic 7
Track Progress and Reporting
Topic 4
Select Priority Standards
Topic 8
Reflection & Discussion

It's time to create a meaningful grading system that...

Equips teachers with tools to identify knowledge gaps.

When teacher know how to align grading practices both horizontally and vertically, they’ll be more equipped to meet the foundational needs of students across content areas.

Empowers students to take ownership of their learning

When students have an awareness of their skills mastery, they can track their progress and become more active participants in their development.

Provides families with accurate feedback

Instead of a numeral or letter-based score as a measurement of mastery, students and parents would know which specific skills they still need to practice.

Improves academic achievement

With more meaningful data about what skills students have yet to master, teachers can design more targeted instruction that improves test scores and overall achievement.

How to begin...


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Engage with in-depth learning resources and practical teachings during the workshop.


Apply the knowledge and skills gained from the workshop in your educational setting for effective results.

In this virtual live workshop, you and your staff will learn:

Prioritize standards and scale mastery

We’ll cover how to examine your state standards to create viable learning targets and assessments that are both horizontally and vertically aligned.

Implement a Standards-Based Grading system

We’ll walk you through the exact steps to implement Standards-Based Grading so you can introduce this system to students and parents with confidence and clarity.

Utilize the provided resource library

We’ll show you how to use our Standard’s Based Grading resources that include specific grade-level examples of guides, scales, and assessments.

Our Standards-Based Grading Workshop is for:

  • Elementary Teachers
  • Secondary Teachers
  • Specialists
  • Administrators
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Coaches
  • Curriculum Coordinators

Here's what's included in this workshop:

4 Step Blueprint for Implementation

We will give you step-by-step instructions on how to roll this initiative out.

Digital Resource Bundle

Get access to pacing guides, priority standards, proficiency scales, and assessment examples.

Professional Development Credit

Meet your PD requirements while learning how Standards-Based Grading can improve classroom instruction and student success.

Live Chat Support From Dr. Kristie Ennis

Join the interactive experience and get live feedback and answers to your questions throughout the training.

7 Days of Replay Access

Can’t attend the workshop live? Watch the replay at a later time and still receive all the fabulous resources inside this workshop.

Meet Your Workshop Instructor:

Dr. Kristie Ennis

Dr. Kristie Ennis is a Strobel Education consultant, a national board-certified teacher (ELA/YA), and a college English instructor.

She specializes in helping educators gather meaningful data to inform their instructional decisions and providing customized real-time coaching for schools implementing Standards-Based Grading in their classrooms.

Dr. Ennis combines her many years of classroom experience, instructional coaching, and consulting with dozens of schools across the country to provide training that is research-based, interactive, and responsive to the current needs of educators.

Here’s what teachers and administrators are saying about this workshop:

This was one of the best trainings in education I have been to. Informative, Resourceful, Energetic, and Positive!

Deb Bachman
Elkhart Community Schools

I love how this workshop touches so many grade levels. Everything presented can be used right away and can be changed/tweaked to meet all grade levels. Kim is genuine and really motivates people. I love the modeling. I also appreciate the resources.

Denise Boring

Trusted by top organizations, schools, and businesses:

It's time for our grading systems to make a difference in how we teach and support our students.

Let’s pave the way for students to take ownership of their learning with a grading system that reflects mastery and shows the next steps for growth.

Frequently Asked Questions

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While it’s great to attend live to get any questions you may have answered, you will have access to the training for 30 days.

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