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Standards Aligned System

The Standards Aligned System (SAS), developed by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, is a comprehensive, researched-based resource to improve student achievement. SAS identifies six elements that impact student achievement: Standards, Assessments, Curriculum Framework, Instruction, Materials & Resources, and Safe and Supportive Schools. Schools and educators across Pennsylvania are supported in their efforts to implement SAS by the development of a state-of-the-art portal.

Are You Ready to Focus Forward?  Join Us at the SAS Institute!

Are You Ready to Focus Forward? Join Us at the SAS Institute!

This year's SAS Institute, Focusing Forward: Creating Innovative Educational Pathways, scheduled for December 6-8, 2021, at the Hershey Lodge and Convention Center (virtual option also available) will center around five major strands designed to transform learning:

  1. Pathways to Quality Instruction
  2. Pathways to a Healthy Learning Environment
  3. Pathways to Prepare for the Future
  4. Pathways to Continuous School Improvement
  5. Pathways for Accelerating Learning

Each day will begin with a  dynamic keynote speaker, followed by breakout sessions presented primarily by PA educators and PA Department of Education staff.

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