Tools for Testing Success

Wicomico County Public Schools

Tools for Testing Success

1 Hour

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You’re already preparing for end‑of‑year high‑stakes tests, so this is the perfect time to get tips from experienced special education teachers and an administrator that lead to better test results. In this webinar, you’ll see how important data is for improving student skills and progress. You’ll gain strategies to reduce everyone’s stress and the possibility of interfering behaviors. Plus, you’ll hear ideas for working on digital literacy year‑round to support testing success.

In this webinar you’ll learn how to:

  • Collect and use baseline data to inform instruction and skills practice for greater growth
  • Practice strategies and actions to reduce test anxiety and promote assessment success
  • Use a variety of methods throughout the year to increase digital literacy and boost performance
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    About the Presenters

    Holly Hatton, EdD, NBCT

    Supervisor of Special Education, Wicomico County Public Schools, MD

    Dr. Hatton has been a special educator for 28 years. During her tenure as a special educator, she has worked with students ages 3 to 21 and their teachers. Dr. Hatton leads special education professional development in her county and is a National Board‑Certified Teacher. She received her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Delta State University, her master’s in Special Education from the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and her doctorate in Educational Leadership and Policy from The George Washington University.

    Dee McCarthy-Dillon

    Special Education Teacher, Wicomico County Public Schools, MD

    Dee has been teaching for 12 years, choosing education as her second career. She believes that our most vulnerable members of society are also our most valuable, and how we advocate for and include our special needs population directly mirrors our own sense of community. Dee received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from Liverpool John Moores University, UK, and her master’s degree in Special Education from Western Governors University.

    Kimberly McGlinchey

    Program Specialist, Wicomico County Public Schools, MD

    Kimberly has been an educator for 21 years, including serving as a resource teacher, advisor, and special education teacher. She has spent the past five years training new special education teachers in her county. Currently, Kimberly supports new and veteran teachers with compliance and any classroom or other needs. She earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from York College and her master’s in Special Education from University of Maryland Eastern Shore.