An empowered teacher leader recognizes that the foundation of data-driven instruction is the connection between summative data and daily classroom instruction. In this training session, join other teacher leaders to build skills in determining appropriate alignment of standard-based objectives with success criteria. Examine and create high-quality formative assessments aligned with specific instructional objectives. Develop understanding about how student ownership in the assessment process promotes rigorous personalized learning. Leave the session feeling empowered to make informed decisions that impact schoolwide improvement.