Pasantía publicado por: Center for Collaborative Education
Publicado el: 10/12/2012
About Performance Assessment and QPA
Performance assessments better prepare students for success as lifelong learners by shifting the focus to critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills that will serve them well in college and throughout careers and civic life. The Center for Collaborative Education'sQuality Performance Assessment (QPA) program provides professional development and tools for building the assessment literacy that enables teachers, administrators, and policy makers to create and implement performance assessment systems that are aligned with the Common Core State Standards and contribute to students' demonstrating college and career readiness.
QPA typically hosts 2-3 Interns through the year. The Interns are members of the QPA team. QPA Interns will have the opportunity to influence local, state and national policies on student assessment through work on a variety of dimensions of QPA. Each intern works on multiple aspects of the project as well as having at least one focus area during the internship.
Communications and Outreach: Update and create new QPA outreach and communications materials to support QPA public relations and policy work. This work will include strategic planning and preparation for communication with people associated with state and local policymaking and higher education to build support for performance assessment.
Program Development: Assist the QPA team in the planning and execution of QPA's upcoming work with schools. In this role, the QPA Intern will have the opportunity to refine the assessment literacy professional development used with Schools and participate in/lead professional development and scoring sessions intern will be responsible for the following activities:
Additional areas of potential work for QPA Interns:
The ideal candidate for the position of QPA Intern should have the following qualifications:
The mission of the Center for Collaborative Education (CCE) is to transform schools to ensure that all students succeed. We believe that schools should prepare every student to achieve academically and make a positive contribution to a democratic society. CCE partners with public schools and districts to create and sustain effective and equitable schools. We fulfill this mission in four primary ways:
The Center for Collaborative Education is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Dates and Hours
Compensation: Interns receive a $500 stipend ($250/semester during the school year). Depending on school requirements, it may also be possible to earn course credit.
Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume to L. Gagnon at