Taking Assessments to the Next Level
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Webinar Date: May 02, 2023
Presenter: Tamar Appel
Assessing student learning is critical for student growth, and the variety of assessment options yields great opportunities. This webinar utilizes psychological research as well as pedagogical experience to shed light on how school leaders and teachers may choose the types of assessments that are best for evaluating and promoting student progress.
Tamar Appel, Director of Education for Hidden Sparks, is a past Associate Principal of Ma’ayanot Yeshiva High School for Girls in Teaneck, NJ, having served there as a teacher and administrator for a combined 18 years. As an educational leader, she has created a culture of ongoing professional development, supportive and productive mentorship of faculty, and academic excellence. She has also served as a mentor for school leaders through Prizmah’s YOU Lead Program and for new teachers through the Jewish New Teacher Project, and has pursued her own professional growth through programs including the Summer Institute for Principals at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Tamar is passionate and confident about the potential for growth in every student, teacher and school, and she is excited to facilitate this as part of the Hidden Sparks team.