Member Rate: $325 | Non-Member Rate: $425
Dec 07, 2019, 8:00 AM
The Episcopal School of Dallas,
4100 Merrell Rd, Dallas, TX 75229, USA

Sessions and Events

Pre-Summit Networking Event

5:00pm - 8:00pm
$70-$80 Fee

Join ERB and other summit attendees for an evening tour of the beloved Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. The tour will feature the Arboretum's breathtaking holiday displays that include over 500,000 glittering lights in celebration of the season. Following the tour, we'll enjoy classic Dallas BBQ at the Smokey Rose.

This event is an additional $70-80 which includes the arboretum tour fee and the cost of dinner. Final price will be confirmed approximately 10 days before the event.

Friday, December 6, 2019


7:30am - 8:45am

Enjoy breakfast and informal consultations with ERB staff members. Bring your CTP or ISEE score reports to review them with our experts. ERB's president, Tom Rochon, will also be in attendance to discuss your thoughts and recommendations about how we can help you serve your students and school community in deeper and more meaningful ways.


Bring your colleagues! This breakfast is free and open to all ERB Member School educators—even those who cannot attend the rest of the summit. If you are not attending the summit and wish to join us for breakfast, please register here. Advance registration is required to attend breakfast. If you are registered for the complete summit you are automatically registered for breakfast.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Welcome Message

8:50am – 9:00am

Hear from David L. Baad, Hobson Family Head of School at the Episcopal School of Dallas, as he welcomes us to his beautiful campus. 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

How ERB Plans to Support Your Work

9:00am – 9:50am

ERB’s President, Tom Rochon, will kick off the day’s sessions with observations on how advances in data science are making assessment data more valuable than ever in helping educators understand students as learners and schools as learning environments.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

How to Talk to Parents about CTP Reports

10:00am – 10:30am
10:30am - 11:00am

Work with Jason Lasnetski, ERB’s Member Services Director, to interpret and discuss the Individual Narrative Report, the Individual Subscore Report, and the Student Performance Analysis Report with your parents. 

Saturday, December 7, 2019

How to Review CTP Reports with Your Faculty

10:00am – 10:30am
10:30am – 11:00am

Meet with Dr. Ryan Downey, ERB’s Executive Director, Achievement Assessment Programs, to review individual student and group performance reports and learn what steps can be taken to support student learning outcomes from the data derived from your CTP reports.    

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities for Independent Schools in the U.S. and in the Southwest

11:15am – 12:15pm

Independent schools are challenged today to demonstrate their distinctive value and to meet the needs of post-millennial students. In this conversation with Summit attendees, the Executive Director of the Independent Schools Association of the Southwest (ISAS), Scott Griggs, will describe these challenges and the ways schools can address them.

Saturday, December 7, 2019


12:15pm – 1:30pm

An "unconference" lunch featuring casual conversations and networking opportunities hosted right on campus.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

A Tour of The Episcopal School of Dallas

1:30pm – 2:00pm

Hear from The Episcopal School of Dallas team and tour their campus and facilities.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

The Creation and Use of the School Overview Report at Greenhill School

2:00pm – 2:45pm

Susan Palmer, Head of Middle School, Greenhill School will share how she and her team maximized CTP data over time by creating their own internal School Overview Report. Learn why the data was meaningful to them, how it has been used, and see the new ERB School Overview Report available to you! Share your own thoughts on reports that would help your school.

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Social-Emotional Learning and Performance

3:00pm – 3:50pm

Presented by Dr. Marcus Crede, who has spent the past 15 years investigating the relationship between social-emotional learning constructs and academic outcomes, this session will focus on how educators can move beyond the hype that often characterizes claims made about social-emotional learning. Attendees will discover a more nuanced and evidence-based understanding of how social-emotional learning contributes to learning and achievement. Dr. Crede will also offer suggestions that educators can use when interpreting results produced by ERB's new social-emotional program, the Social and Emotional Learning Suite (SEL).

Saturday, December 7, 2019

Closing Remarks

3:50pm – 4:00pm

Closing remarks by the Episcopal School of Dallas and ERB.

Saturday, December 7, 2019



The Episcopal School of Dallas is an academic community where excellence is the standard. Their college preparatory curriculum, led by a nationally-recognized faculty, is complemented by a full array of artistic and athletic programs, daily chapel, experiences in the outdoors, and a myriad of opportunities to lead and serve others. ESD’s unparalleled balance of rigor and nurture inspires students to maximize their potential and live a life of purpose.