This session provides context and guidance for schools to prepare for the annual Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam using the Common Core Standards framework. Panelists will offer guidance on how to prepare administrators, teachers and students for PARCC and instilling a culture of learning. These experts will examine the challenges and opportunities that schools have in incorporating standards and assessments into the learning environment.


Dr. Marc Aronson, Assistant Teaching Professor, Library & Information Science School of Communication and Information, Rutgers- New Brunswick
Dr. Aronson teaches in the Masters of Information program at the Rutgers School of Communication & Information and is a frequent  speaker on the Common Core State Standards. CLICK HERE FOR Presentation

Dr. Tracey Severns, Director of Student Performance, Mt. Olive School District
Dr. Severns has dedicated her career to the service of students, teachers and administrators in New Jersey since 1992. Dr. Severns is an experienced presenter who has provided professional development on the Common Core State Standards, PARCC, instructional leadership, data analysis, special education, and school improvement on the state and national levels. CLICK HERE FOR Presentation
Dr. Raymond Yannuzzi, President, Camden County College
Dr. Yannuzzi is the fourth president of Camden County College. He also serves as the New Jersey Higher Education Leader for the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC). He has held numerous educational and executive leadership posts in a career that has spanned 36 years and four states. CLICK HERE FOR Presentation