Author, consultant, and researcher, Anne Davies, Ph.D., applies her expert knowledge of developing quality classroom assessment practices toward her mission to "increase the possibility of learning for all our students." Educators at every grade level throughout Canada, the United States, and other countries have benefited from the high-touch support she provides during professional development events and multi-year projects.
Among the many books and resources Anne has authored and co-authored is the best seller, Making Classroom Assessment Work, as well as Knowing What Counts, a three-book series that offers practical ways to involve students in their own assessments (both available through Connections Publishing). In addition, she has written chapters and articles for educational journals and publications worldwide, and developed a multimedia resource kit titled, The Facilitator's Guide to Classroom Assessment K-12. Her most recent projects include two book for leaders, Leading the Way to Making Classroom Assessment Work, and Transforming Barriers to Assessment for Learning.
With more than 30 years' experience in education, Anne has demonstrated her skills in a variety of roles, including classroom teacher, school district coordinator, department of education planner, school administrator, and university instructor. She earned her doctorate in education from the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada.
A world-renowned keynote presenter and professional development consultant, Anne's genuine care and commitment to support educators and their important work make her an approachable and insightful specialist.