School and District Support

Below is a snapshot of what Dave is now offering to support schools across North America.

  • Standards-Based Grading: What, why, how? 
  • Focus on the Focus: How to determine what is actuallly a Best Practice for you
  • Student Engagement: How to measure it and how to increase it 
  • It’s Like Riding a Bike: How to make learning last a lifetime 
  • Bold Humility: How to lead your staff into high yield risk-taking 
  • The Principal’s Role in Grading Reform 
  • Learning is Not a Lightbulb Moment 
  • Making Assessment Work
  • Strategic Planning and Support

Where has Dave been lately?

November 2022: Williamsburg, VA- VASCD Conference Keynote

November 2022: Plano, IL- Standards-Based Grading

November 2022: Miami County, OH- Standards Aligned Assessment

November 2022: MI Virtual School- Standards-Based Grading

November 2022: North Attleboro, MA- Standards-Based Grading

November 2022: Grand Rapids, MI- Standards- Based Grading

November 2022: Illinois Valley, IL- Standards-Based Grading

November 2022: Miami County, OH- Standards-Aligned Assessment

October 2022: Putnam County, OH- Standards-Based Grading

October 2022: Akron, OH- Teach Better Conference Keynote

October 2022: Westhampton, NY- Standards- Based Grading

September 2022: Putnam County, OH- Standards- Aligned Instruction

September 2022: Miami County, OH- Standards-Aligned Feedback

September 2022: Gwinnett County, GA- Leveraging Tech Tools for Student Voice

August 2022: Cincinnati, OH- Standards-Aligned Assessment

August 2022:Putnam County, OH- Standards- Based Grading

August 2022: Novi, MI- Standards-Based Grading

July 2022: Columbus, OH- Standards-Aligned Assessment

July 2022: Athens, OH- Standards-Based Instruction

June 2022: Atlanta, GA- Keynote Accutrain Conference

June 2022: Gwinnett County, GA- Student Voice and Choice

May 2022: Pasco County, FL- Strategic Leadership

May 2022: Punda Gorda, FL- Student Voice and Choice

May 2022: Indianapolis, IN- Podcast Design

April 2022: Palm Beach, FL- Student Voice and Choice

April 2022: North Attleboro, MA- Standards Based Grading

March 2022: Plano, IL- Leadership Development

March 2022: Wenonah, NJ- Standards-Based Grading

March 2022: Chicago, IL- Assessment Design

March 2022: Chicago, IL- Program Development and Alignment

March 2022: Grand Rapids, MI- Standards-Based Learning Workshop

February 2022: St. Lucie FL- Student Voice and Choice

February 2022: Palm Beach FL- Making Assessment Work

February 2022, ARKST Keynote- Focus on the Focus

February 2022: Wenonah, NJ- SBG Basics- Day 2 of Two Year Support

February 2022: Somerdale Park, NJ- SBG Basics- Day 4 of Year Two Support

January 2022: Plano, IL- Strategic Planning

January 2022: Harlem, IL: Mastery Learning Basics

December 2022: North Boone, IL: SBG and Aligned Assessment

December 2022: Pasco County, FL- Focus on the Focus Keynote

July 2021: Plano, IL- Strategic Planning and Support

August 2021: Grand Rapids, MI- Standards-Based Grading Kickoff and Workshop

September 2021: Somerdale, NJ- Standards-Based Grading Kickoff Keynote and Workshop

September 2021: Wenonah, NJ- Standards-Based Grading Kickoff Keynote and Workshop

November 2021: Franklin, OH- Mastery Learning Workshop

April 2021: State of Connecticut- Creating Assessments that Work

April 2021: State of Virginia- Creating Performance-Based Assessments in Social Studies and Science

The educational landscape is changing and evolving. There is more pressure. There are more expectations and now, more than ever, fewer resources available to help us meet our goals.



Professional Services Agreement Template Sample-Click here

Interested in having Dave share with you and your staff? Contact him here or via e-mail at

Hint- He also listed his phone number at the top of the page if you want to send him a text.

%d bloggers like this:
search previous next tag category expand menu location phone mail time cart zoom edit close