Kathleen is a Reading Content Specialist with Pearson, a multinational corporation based out of London, and has 30 years classroom experience. She will share her insight on the nuts and bolts of the STAAR Test: how it was developed, the teachers who wrote it, and the developers who put it together. She will also address misrepresentations from the media and some school officials.
It's the 5th Annual PWOW Scholarship Luncheon. $5000.00 to be awarded this year.
Our keynote Speaker is Kathleen McDonnald , Reading Content Specialist For Pearson and a developer of the STARR test. This test and the changes it brings to Texas Schools is a hot topic in the educational and tax-paying community. Come and learn why colleges were unhappy with the Texas students entering their halls and what the State did to better prepare them. Learn who wrote and developed the new test and how the media, some school officials and teachers are spreading mis-information.
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