About this Grantee
Mr. Jones will attend the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Project 2061 Workshop in Washington, DC. While there, he will study Project 2061's approach to science assessment and its procedures for developing effective items that are carefully aligned to science ideas. Upon returning from the workshop, Mr. Jones will share his knowledge with colleagues in his school district. Additionally, as chair of the science team of the Alliance for College Readiness― a partnership between Elgin Community College and local high schools— Mr. Jones will help develop assessment strategies that can be shared among eleven participating high schools.