An experienced educator and noted author, Jay McTighe provides consulting services to schools, districts, regional service agencies and state departments of education. Jay’s professional efforts are devoted to six inter-related educational goals:

• Improving the quality of student thinking

• Mapping the curriculum around “big ideas” and essential questions

• Developing the 21st Century Skills of critical thinking, communication, creativity, and collaboration

• Creating performance assessments for measuring what matters most

• Engaging students in meaningful learning around authentic tasks

• Teaching for understanding and transfer

A popular and effective speaker, Jay McTighe is available for a variety of presentation venues, from Keynote addresses to multi-day workshops. For further information, contact him via e-mail or phone, (410) 531-1610.

Professional Development Resources

UbD + Eduplanet21

Online modules on Performance Tasks – Design & Use

Follow Jay McTighe on Twitter

@jaymctighe dropping knowledge 💣 in this session on “Developing Modern Learning”! #ASCDCEL #educoach #ASCDL2L #BLinAction #blendedlearning


“Students should graduate from high school with a resume of accomplishments.” @jaymctighe quoting Grant Wiggins. @ASCD #ASCDCEL #CEL2019

Thanks for coming to the session @jaymctighe and I held at the @ASCD Conference for Educational Leadership. We hope our ideas on Personalizing Assessment are helpful to everyone - we'll be glad to follow up with you! #ASCDCEL

Understanding must be "earned" by the learner. Sketch notes are one practical way of engaging learners in actively processing information and making meaning. These teachers from Pennsbury SD are "walking the talk" and applying this technique to their own professional learning!

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