SGO Training Modules

Module 1 – Introduction to SGOs: This module provides an overview of the SGO process, regulatory requirements and an introduction to a range of SGO resources.

Module 1 – Introduction to SGOs

Referenced Documents:

Module 2 – Assessments: This module provides information and activities that can be used to choose and develop a quality assessment for SGO purposes.

Module 2 – Assessments

Referenced Documents:

  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 1.2 Standards Alignment and Coverage Check (PDF | Word)
  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 1.3 Assessment Rigor Analysis and Depth of Knowledge (PDF | Word)
  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 1.4 Approval Checklist for School-based Assessments (PDF | Word)
  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 1.5 Planning Guide for Choosing or Developing a Quality Assessment
    (PDF | Word)
  • Are Assessments Accurately and Fairly Measuring Student Learning? (PDF | Word)
  • Sample Work Plan for Reviewing and Modifying an Assessment (PDF)
  • What is Stretch in an Assessment? (PDF | Word)
Module 3 – Starting Points: This module provides information about the types of data that are appropriate for setting starting points for students and how to set those points.

Module 3 – Starting Points

Referenced Documents:

  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 2.1 Identify and Approve Starting Points (PDF | Word)
Module 4 – Setting SGOs: This module provides annotated examples and guidance to help teachers set simple or tiered SGOs.

Module 4 – Setting SGOs

Referenced Documents:

  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 3.1 Student Growth Objective Form (Simple) (PDF | Word)
  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 3.2 Student Growth Objective Form (Tiered) (PDF | Word)
  • AchieveNJ SGO Form 3.3 Student Growth Objective Form (Tiered, Weighted Average)
    (PDF | Word)
  • SGO example (physics, 9th grade, simple) (PDF | Word)
  • SGO example (physics, 9th grade, tiered) (PDF | Word)