“ Their theory…holds that is all education stakeholders focus without vacillation on six components (clear standards, curriculum frameworks, materials and resources, instruction, fair assessments, and interventions) in all trainings, professional development, resources, and technical assistance, then student achievement will improve rapidly. These six components comprise Pennsylvania’s Standards Aligned System (SAS).”
“ Singing Out of the Same Songbook: The Standards Aligned System in Pennsylvania” – Adam Tanney, 2010 – p.4
Allows registered users access to compile a personal portfolio of resources, create standards based assessments, and to share those resources with other through a website. Also, the PD Center provides a platform to allow teachers across Pennsylvania to take online Professional Development to meet Act 48 requirements for certification.