CUR/732 Week 2 Discussion 2 How might you use needs assessment, formative assessment, and summative assessment to support a program evaluation
Discussion 2 – Leaders and Assessments
Write a 250- to 300-word response to the following:
You serve as the director of assessment and evaluation in a large school district wherein most of your constituents are families of color. Your community has received national attention for peaceful protests for the racialized civil unrest occurring to your stakeholders. However, several school board members are questioning the return of investment for the social-emotional learning program used at the schools that address inclusivity, kindness, racism, and social justice. The concerned board members and Superintendent are communicating that there is also a fiscal crisis, and programing cuts must occur.
- How might you use needs assessment, formative assessment, and summative assessment to support a program evaluation of the current social-emotional programming used in your schools?
- What perspectives, motivational factors, and challenges do you anticipate using this approach?
Include two citations that align with or contradict your comments as sourced from peer-reviewed academic journals, industry publications, books, and/or other sources. Cite your sources using APA formatting.
Course: CUR/732 Program Evaluation
School: University of Phoenix