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Wednesday, November 7 • 2:45pm - 3:35pm
Standards-Based Grading at the High School Level (A) - Making It Work Where Grades Matter the Most!

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In this session participants will learn about how Lander Valley High School has successfully implemented standards-based grading along their PLC journey. Come
learn how to transition from a traditional point-based grading system to a 1-4 scale score in order to provide more meaningful feedback to students. Additionally, learn how to convert standards-based scores back to a traditional letter grade and percentages in order to maintain current practices in regards to GPA, scholarships, admissions, etc. Come hear about the the benefits and specifics of a standards-based grading approach, along with specific, tangible
information necessary to implement standards-based grading at a high school level where grades matter the most.

Session Outcomes: Upon completion of this session, attendees will be able to:
1. Understand Lander Valley High School’s reasoning and need for a shift to standards-based grading
2. Learn LVHS’ process for building a collaborative culture and communicating this shift to staff, parents, and students
3. Comprehend the decision’s made for a 1-4 scale grade conversion
4. Understand LVHS’ systemic process for intervention and enrichment


Brad Neuendorf

Principal, Lander Valley High School
Brad Neuendorf is starting his fourth year as principal at Lander Valley High School where he also served as the assistant principal for four years.  He took over at LVHS during a transition to a new block schedule that was created to build in intervention time for students.  In... Read More →

Wednesday November 7, 2018 2:45pm - 3:35pm MST
City of Los Angeles